An amazing man...General Joshua Chamberlain, hero of Little Round Top at Gettysburg, winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor, professor of rhetoric, Governor of Maine, and President of Bowdoin College. Also the character upon whom Jeff Daniel's character in Gettysburg was based.
A boy left his bike chained to a tree when he went away to war in 1914. He never returned, leaving the tree no choice but to grow around the bike. Incredible that this bike has been there for 98 years now!
Isadora Duncan. Inventor of American modern dance. Shifted the focus of dance from the stifling emphasis on feet to the soulful, expressive, liberated solar plexus. Made dance more about freedom and emotions and introduced movement inspired by nature, athleticism, and folk dance, among other things. Muse to many artists across many genres.
Name : Arthur Rice Ship : RMS Titanic Passenger : 3rd class Nationality : Irish Residence : Athlone Westmeath Ireland Death : April 15, 1912 2 : 20 am Cause : Titanic sinking ( body never recovered ) Age : 4 years
Margaret Bechstein Hays was born on December 6, 1887 to Frank and Mary A. Hays. She was 24 years old when she boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg, France. She was accompanied by two friends, Olive Earnshaw and Lily Potter. Earnshaw and Hays occupied first class cabin C-54. Gilbert Tucker, a young man Hays had met in Europe, cut his visit short to join her on the Titanic. He occupied cabin C-53.
Maud Sincock traveled to Southampton and boarded the Titanic, as a second class passenger, along with relative's of her mother's, Mrs. Agnes Davies and her sons, John Davies and Joseph Nicholls. She and her traveling companions had been booked on another ship, however the coal strike had forced other ships to transfer their coal and passengers to the Titanic. Maude was not upset "It was a lovely ship." Maude spent her 21st birthday aboard the Carpathia.