11 Real-Life Harry Potter Destinations You Can Visit | ALNWICK CASTLE, ENGLAND | This Medieval castle was used as a set for the fictional Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry in the first two Harry Potter films. You'll see Alnwick in familiar scenes like Harry's first broomstick flying lesson in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone or Ron's flying car crash in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. alnwickcastle.com
U.S. San Francisco, California. Many children of Japanese ancestry attended Raphael Weill public School, prior to evacuation. This scene shows first- graders during flag pledge ceremony. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration. Provision will be effected for the continuance of education, 1942 // by The U.S. National Archives, via Flickr
Procida (Italy). 'Wind-swept and citrus-scented, tiny Procida oozes old-school southern Italian appeal. Faded gelato-hued houses crowd the marina as a first evocative introduction to an island where tourism has remained remarkably low-key. Narrow strung-with-washing lanes beckon strollers to the backstreets, secret swimming spots make for summertime bliss.'
Mary Amelia Ingalls - Folk and literary figure. Born the eldest child of Charles and Caroline Ingalls in Pepin County, Wisconsin on her father's birthday. At the age of 14 she fell ill with what was then described as brain fever. Although she recovered, the illness robbed her of her sight. In 1881, Mary enrolled in the Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School in Vinton, Iowa.