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The real 'von Trapp' children portrayed in 'The Sound of Music'

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"The massive European network of Stone Age tunnels that weaves from Scotland to Turkey "Evidence of Stone Age tunnels has been found under hundreds of Neolithic settlements all over Europe - the fact that so many have survived after 12,000 years shows the original tunnel network must have been huge."

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In homes with usually only one room, the box-bed allowed some privacy and helped keep people warm during winter. It was the main furniture of rural houses in Brittany until the 20th century.

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Orville Wright seated in Wright airplane with Albert B. Lambert before takeoff; Simms Station, Dayton, Ohio.

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This man died from drowning in the tsunami right after this picture was taken.

Massive Wave, Brazil

this life is real

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Pioneers of the Great Smoky Mountains, ca 1890's. Photo by W.M. Cline.

Zippalu : Photo

Schuyler, Virginia the REAL 'Waltons Mountain' where Earl Hamner grew up. This is the actual house where 'Jim Bob' lived before he died in 2004!

The REAL Walton's Mountain (Schuyler, Virginia)

Here is a short version of the real story of the Von Trapp Family

The Real Story of the Von Trapp Family

Female authors have been using pen names for hundreds of years -- but why?

A brief history of female authors with male pen names

My Five Wives TLC | More Wives, More Drama: “My Five Wives” on TLC

More Wives, More Drama: "My Five Wives" on TLC

Deleted Scenes: Joanne - Housewife to Sister-wives - @Helen George

Deleted Scenes: Joanne - Housewife to Sister-wives

Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan men have practiced polygamy, or plural marriage, as far back as they can remember. In fact, the country has produced Ancentus Akuku Ogwela, who married 130 wives, and, when he died at 92, left behind 210 children. ▼4Apr2014AlJazeera|Polygamy bill allows Kenyan men many wives

Polygamy bill allows Kenyan men many wives

Taylor Row, Salt Lake City, Utah, circa 1850-1887 Six of John Taylor's families lived in a row of houses known as "Taylor Row". The picture above shows two of the houses that comprised the row. John Taylor didn't spend much time living in any of his houses. He spent the last years of his life, and most of his presidency, evading capture by federal troops and marshals for practicing plural marriage. John Taylor died in 1887 while staying at the farmhouse of Ben Rouche in Kaysville, Utah.

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Hey, good question. How does 'Sister Wives' Kody Brown support his giant family?

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The Polygamy Dilemma - Is Plural Marriage a Dead Issue in Mormonism?

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Joseph Smith and his many

New Mormon essay: Joseph Smith married teens, other men's wives

Plural Marriage and the Stories That Matter

Plural Marriage and The Stories That Matter

Sometimes, one simple picture can tell you more about history than any story you might read or any document you might analyze.

47 Awe-Inspiring Historical Photos That Will Make You Look Twice

Article by Dr. Lucy Worsley on the evolution of the mantua to the saque!

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General Douglas MacArthur

Douglas MacArthur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A truly amazing historical treasure! The unboxing of the Statue of Liberty in 1885.


cabin in Appalachia

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Appalachia, 1915.

Lost film based on Elkin area - Elkin Tribune

B Railroad Museum showcases an 1830s stagecoach on wheels from the earliest days of railroads

Passenger Equipment