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Make Your Way Around Britain: How's Katy going to do?

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It was said that the early Scots-Irish settlers in America had a "restlessness" about them and would pick up and move several times before finally settling in one area: Later, "The descendants of these restless Scotch-Irish people crossed the Appalachians and led the way, not only into the frontier regions beyond the mountains, but thence eventually across the Mississippi even to the Pacific coast." ("The Scotch Irish, A Social History" - James G. Leyburn) pic - David Wright, Artist

Grace Kelly's Masquerade ball costume from To Catch a Thief.

Lavinia Fisher...the first woman serial killer in the US, early 1800's, Charleston, SC

1895 dress - could find no info but I love the pretty pink material, the flouncy hem, and beautiful bodice!

Ballgown-1860's gown done right!!

The Burgundy Ball Gown: Back American Civil War (1861-1865) Gone with the Wind dresses

Shoes 1912, American, Made of suede, leather, and silk ribbon