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Statue of Liberty Accessorized: Live Web Cams Offer New Harbor Views

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Jean Powers

Jean Powers
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For the statue’s 125th anniversary — and because the statue’s interior is now closed for a year due to a renovation — five webcams were attached to the torch. See the unprecedented views.

Early Quebec Settlers Give Insight into Human Expansion

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Jean Powers

Jean Powers
Associate Editor

Researchers who analyzed the genealogy of more than a million individuals who trace their ancestry to early colonists in the Charlevoix Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec reported their findings.

Duffy’s Cut Dig Ends as Amtrak Refuses Mass Grave Excavation

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Jean Powers

Jean Powers
Associate Editor

Historians who located the remains of as many as fifty-seven Irish railroad workers say that their mass grave near Malvern, Pennsylvania, is unreachable. Many of those buried there in 1832 are believed to have been murdered.

Baby’s Tombstone Found 1,000 Miles Away 130 Years Later

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Jean Powers

Jean Powers
Associate Editor

A genealogist in Knoxville, Tennessee, purchased a gravestone at a garage sale and researched the case until he could send it back to the correct cemetery in Dannebrog, Nebraska.

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