Salem Maritime National Historic Site 

Salem Maritime National Historic Site  is a National Historic Site consisting of 12 historic structures, one replica tall-ship, and about 9 acres (36,000 m2) of land along the waterfront of Salem Harbor in Salem, Massachusetts. Salem Maritime is the first National Historic Site established in the United States (March 17, 1938). interprets the Triangle Trade during the colonial period, in cotton, rum, sugar and slaves. The actions of privateers during the American Revolution; and global maritime trade with the Far East, after …

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Ford Tri-Motor 1929 – US History of Tourism Coast to Coast Part II

US History of Tourism: Ford Tri-Motor 1929 – Coast to Coast Part II Coast to Coast Travel: Inauguration Day in Los Angeles The same day at Grand Central Air Terminal near Los Angeles, two Ford Tri-Motor 1929  were christened. The TAT Tri-Motors were the Ciry of Los Angeles and the City of Philadelphia. Mary Pidcford christened the City of Los Angeles, and Gloria Swanson christened the Ciry of Philadelphia. A huge crowd of approximately 30,000 turned out for the christening …

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Leda and the Swan in Pompeii

Leda and the Swan in Pompeii City A group of archaeologists work in the Pompeii archaeological park in southern Italy. There was a spectacular erotic fresco in very good condition. It is the Greek myth of seduction, embodied in Leda and the swan. It is a unique and exceptional find, said the director of the archaeological park, Massimo Osanna, when announcing the discovery. According to Greek mythology, Leda was the wife of Tindareo of Sparta. While she was walking along …

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History of Tourism: Pompeii 89 BC – 1970

History of Tourism, Pompeii 89 BC – 62AD History of Tourism: Pompeii in 89 BC was besieged by Lucio Cornelio Sila. And he surrendered in the year 80 a. After this episode, Sulla established a colony with the name of Colonia Cornelia Veneria Pompeianorum. The inhabitants received Roman citizenship shortly after, but were removed from part of their territory. The inhabitants of the municipality of Pompeii lost their political freedom. What Rome gave them was local administrative autonomy, in this …

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