Today in History: In 1883, Brooklyn Bridge, NYC Opened

“After 14 years and 27 deaths while being constructed, the Brooklyn Bridge over the East River is opened, connecting the great cities of New York and Brooklyn for the first time in history. Thousands of residents of Brooklyn and Manhattan Island turned out to witness the dedication ceremony, which was presided over by President Chester … More Today in History: In 1883, Brooklyn Bridge, NYC Opened

Snap Shot Saturday: The Statue of Liberty, NJ/NY

It’s Independence Day here in the USA! On July 4th, 1776 the forefathers signed the Declaration of Independence, a document that states the formal separation of the United States from Great Britain. The Statue of Liberty, gifted by France, to the U.S. has become a symbol of the nation’s freedom. It is one of the … More Snap Shot Saturday: The Statue of Liberty, NJ/NY

Free Friday: Witness the Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London

A no fee thing to do in places I visited. I have shared about The Ceremony of the Keys in previous posts. I’m revisiting this hundreds of years old ceremony as it is a free thing to do. Someone out there may be interested to check it out. The Ceremony of the Keys is a … More Free Friday: Witness the Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London