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Life In Wisconsin

This material courtesy of Lee Ann Rubsam Wisconsin is a place of rich farmlands, forests, and many lakes and rivers. Much of the state is rural, but there are heavily populated areas, such as Milwaukee, Racine, and Madison in the south and the Fox River Valley in the eastern central region. A large proportion of …

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Saratoga, a Tale of Two Cities

This material courtesy of Steve Toth Midway between New York City and Montreal, historic Saratoga Springs offers attractions not to be found elsewhere: the site of the War of Independence, healing springs and spas, historic thoroughbred racetrack, and elegant 19th century mansions. Saratoga offers Revolutionary War battlefields and monuments. It was here that the Americans …

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Make the Most of Michigan Living

This material courtesy of Jacki Erickson Michigan is truly a state of possibilities. Whether it’s wilderness expeditions or life in the city, the state of Michigan offers a taste of it all. Lake surface that covers over 40,000 square miles, earns Michigan the nickname, “Lady of the Lake”. A well earned nickname, seeming that excluding …

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American Places

Great American Places showcases interesting towns, cities and regions from all over the United States. Let us know what’s special about your area. Take a look at any of the localities we’ve already listed from the list on the left side of this page for ideas about appropriate contributions. Life in the USA — Daytona Beach, …

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Dallas, Texas

This material courtesy of Arlene Mason Dallas, Texas is located in the southwestern United States in the northern part of Texas. The population of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is over 6 million, but it doesn’t feel like there are that many people in the area because they are spread out over 9,000 square miles. There …

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Brooklyn, New York

This material courtesy of Celeste Leibowitz Brooklyn, New York, named after the Dutch town of Breukelen, is one of the five boroughs of New York City, along with Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx. Until 1898 when it merged with New York City, Brooklyn was an independent city in its own right. Today, Brooklyn …

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Bozeman, Montana

This material courtesy of Jeremy Soldevilla Bozeman is nestled in the Gallatin Valley of South Central Montana, which for thousands of years was a sacred healing place known as the Valley of the Flowers to many Native American tribes including the Blackfeet, Sioux and Nez Perce. Today it is home to a broad spectrum of …

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