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Boston from air: compare 1920s with 2013

Compare historic photos of Boston from the and with photographs taken this year.

Ok friends, the following pictures are slightly difficult to share.We have lived in our 1920's bungalow for almost nine years now, and the front porch has been in dire need of a renovation the entire time.So, although, we have been super busy painting, ripping up carpet, tearing out an entire bathroom, installing new quartz countertops, building new built-ins and painting some more, we completely neglected the exterior of our home.

Curb Appeal Makeover With Lowe's- Before Pictures and Inspiration

This is how we'll make our porch look this summer! See how the elegant porch of this Craftsman pales in comparison with its bright dining room

Jacob Mansberger rode his bike from Pennsylvania to Florida in 1927. In the evening, he stopped at farmhouses offering work in exchange for food and a place to sleep. He built the shack you see him leaning on upon his arrival. After a year or so he gave his bike and make-shift cabin to a homeless man and headed home to Pennsylvania with his working crew.....great story, nice adventure.

VELOCIPEDE~He rode his bike from Pennsylvania to Florida in In the evening, he stopped at farmhouses offering work in exchange for food and a place to sleep.

On October 4, 1927, the first actual work of carving begins on Mount Rushmore.

In this 1905 National Park Service photograph, Mt. Rushmore is seen before contruction of the Mt. Rushmore National Monument in South Dak.

Cozy Canadian Cottage: The RMS Titanic

Another very rare Titanic image, this is an Odell photo of Titanic’s third and fourth funnel. The most amazing thing about the Odell photos is the fact that they are of just random pictures that the family took, but even the random can be extraordinary.

Faucet for a public rest room, which is part of the artifacts collection of the Titanic is in a secret hiding place in Atlanta, Friday, Aug 15, 2008 being prepared for shipping to the Georgia Aquarium for the public to see later. (AP Photo/Stanley Leary)

Photos: Titanic Artifacts

Faucet for a public rest room, which is part of the artifacts collection of the Titanic is in a secret hiding place in Atlanta, Friday, Aug 2008 being prepared for shipping to the Georgia Aquarium for the public to see later.

On August 6, 1926, Gertrude Ederle becomes the first woman to swim across the English Channel, prompting the first ticker-tape parade in New York City.

On August 1926 Gertrude Ederle becomes the first woman to swim across the English Channel – prompting the first ticker-tape parade in New York City.

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