In the 1920s, the USPS placed giant concrete arrows every ten miles across the United States to guide pilots along the first transcontinental air mail routes. Hundreds still exist (though they've lost their bright yellow paint and night beacons). LOVE. And MUST FIND.
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10 Best Places to hike in The United States - The United States is a huge country with tons of variety, so there’s no shortage of awesome places to lace up the boots, get that blood pumping, and take in some amazing views. If you’ve been stuck indoors much of the winter and spring, here are ten great places around the country to get out and hike.
The Blizzard of 1888 - With up to 50 inches of snow dumped across the northeast United States this monster blizzard was aptly dubbed ‘The Great White Hurricane’. Major metropolitan areas like New York faced severe winds of up to 45miles an hour, drifts of more than 50 feet and floods caused when the snow melted. This is the winter that Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote about in "The Long Winter".