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I'm all for it - and the fabulous 1937 Capitol Theater in Burlington serves as a fine example. It had been closed for 35 of its 75 years when proudly reopened in June 2012. The magical story of its restoration and comeback is here and photos here. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996. Photo by Lights in My Hometown via @Flickr #burlington #iowa #ia #theatre #lost_cinema #cinema #1930s #travel #restoration #preservation #architecture #movie_house #national_register #history

Walking Bridge - Gray's Lake Park - a gorggeous park connected to Des Moines' fabulous trail system. SOme of this park was built from donations to rehab this section of town after the 1993 floods. by DOn3rdSE Winter 2009 #grayslake #grays_lake #iowa #ia #desmoines #dsm #des_moines #bike_trail

"Innermost coffin of Tutankhamen, from his tomb at Thebes, Egypt, Dynasty XVIII, Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle The burial site of King Henry VIII. The black slab in the isle is the tomb marker of his vault, shared with Jane Seymour,

Castle of Mey ~ The Queen Mother's favorite place in Scotland.

Little Jewish girl sentenced to Auschwitz.

The Monuments Men, the group of Allied men and women who recovered stolen artwork from the Nazis in Europe during the Second World War. The group was composed of artists, curators, archivist, soldiers, men and women from over 13 nations.

Once Upon a Time in War

"Dying Is an art, like everything else. I do it exceptionally well." - Sylvia Plath. On February 10, 1963 Sylvia Plath was found dead of carbon monoxide poisoning in her kitchen. Plath had placed her head in the oven, while the gas was turned on and the pilot light unlit. She was 30.