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5 Little Known Facts About the Kennedy Family Graves at Arlington National Cemetery

When President John F. Kennedy’s burial was televised on November 25, 1963, it was the first time Americans from coast to coast could participate in the funeral of a leader without being physically present. And by selecting the 624-acre site in the nation’s capital, rather than a plot in the family’s home state of Massachusetts, …

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Everything You Need to Know BEFORE You Visit Arlington National Cemetery

Everything You Need to Know BEFORE You Visit Arlington National Cemetery

From the giant sarcophagus containing the remains of an unknown soldier who perished in World War I to a sea of white marble headstones dotting the green rolling hills, every American should visit Arlington National Cemetery at least once to pay their respects. Here’s everything you need to know before you visit Arlington National Cemetery …

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The Day the Music Died – Places That Honor Legendary Musicians Who Died Too Young

The Day the Music Died - Where to Honor Musicians Who Died Too Young

Whether the result of a tragic plane crash, brutal murder, or a life lived in the fast lane, the music industry has mourned many talented musicians who died too young. Learn more about their incredible talent and honor the memories of legendary artists who impacted America’s music scene across several music genres — from blues …

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12 Washington Monument Facts That Will Surprise You

12 Washington Monument Facts That Will Surprise You

Closed for the past three years due to ongoing issues with its elevator, the Washington Monument is scheduled to reopen to the public in September 2019. But before you ride the brand-new elevator to the pointed top for a bird’s-eye view of the nation’s capital, check out these surprising Washington Monument facts.

What It’s Like to Visit Paisley Park, Prince’s Private Estate and Recording Complex

What It's Like to Visit Paisley Park, Prince's Private Estate and Recording Complex

In a suburb 30 minutes west of Minneapolis, Prince built a 65,000-square-foot, $10-million facility in 1987. Named after a song that describes a beautiful and peaceful place, Paisley Park served as a recording studio, soundstage, and occasional residence for The Purple One for nearly three decades. Here is what you can expect when you visit …

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