Tag: Paris

  • The Bird Charmer at Tuileries Gardens

    The Bird Charmer at Tuileries Gardens

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    Being a bird charmer is not a normal profession but, if you live in Paris, there is a much greater chance that you could actually make a living charming mankind’s feathered friends. The Tuileries Gardens near the Louvre was the perfect place for Henri Pol to ply this trade.

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  • It isn’t déjà vu, but I guess it’s close.

    It isn’t déjà vu, but I guess it’s close.

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    A rug gallery in Paris sells the dust from its valuable carpets? Here’s the story.

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  • An Unassuming Postcard has Historical Significance

    An Unassuming Postcard has Historical Significance

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    There are two piece of American history that will fascinate historians forever: the Civil War and America’s involvement in World War II. These events were measures of every character trait found in mankind. Honor, courage, fear, justice, integrity, greed, hatred, forgiveness, tolerance, valor and audacity are only a few adjectives that describe the generations of…

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  • Postcards Define the Indescribable

    Postcards Define the Indescribable

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    Imagine yourself a tourist in Paris in 1907. You are touring the world’s most vibrant city, but you feel an obligation to send word home. Do you send a postcard or write a letter? You will likely decide to send a postcard. And you may find the most indescribable site in Paris will be in…

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Past Article

Ray Hahn

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The American camp meetings of the 1890s through the 1950s were good fits into the hard-scrabble life of that era. Many areas lacked traditional churches and there were few other diversions. John Davis was one such evangelist; he called his meetings, campaigns! For those who wanted spiritual experiences, it was Davis who provided them using the teachings of Jesus, the Golden Rule, and the Ten Commandments in his sermons.

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