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meaning on pict stones fall into three distinct groups. The second group is made up of real or mythical creatures. The real creatures are those which the past were native to Scotland, such as snakes, eagles, wolves and bears. But the most common animal symbol is a strange creature bearing a pointed snout, curling antennae and curved, fin-like limbs, which is known as the 'Pictish beast'.
It’s been almost 400 years since the good ship Mayflower landed in 1620 with the progenitors of a new nation. Estimates on how many little pilgrims they’ve left behind today range from 20+ to 35+ million. Here is a sampling of Mayflower offspring who made good (and a few who might have strayed a bit from their Puritan roots). Looking for… Read more
Thomas Andrews, the man who designed Titanic and worked for Harland and Wolff. He was born February 7th 1873 and was 39 at the time of the sinking. He was a man of great dignity and honor, who built a strong ship...a ship that lasted an hour more than he predicted her to live. He died that night, on the ship he created.
Welcome to Ham House. Ham House is a 1850's Italinate Mansion in the Rhinebeck area of the Hudson Valley in New York. Located within walking distance of the hamlet of Tivoli, it offers a unique combination of highest quality lodging facilities, a sublime location for indoor events and sit-down dinners and spectacular venue for weddings and outdoor events.