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Happy Fourth of July!

Happy Independence Day weekend! As you kick back and relax to celebrate the ol’ red, white, and blue, take a look at our pieces celebrating the weird and wonderful corners of America’s landscape and history. From fireworks to dead eagles to Jefferson’s obsession with mastodon’s we are here for all of your oddly patriotic needs. Have a great weekend! 

13 EXTRAORDINARY ILLUSTRATIONS OF FIREWORKS DISPLAYS FROM DAYS OF YORE


 

HOW TO MAKE YOUR DEAD EAGLE A LEGAL EAGLE


 

THOMAS JEFFERSON BUILT THIS COUNTRY ON MASTODONS


 

THE AMAZING POP ICONOGRAPHY OF VINTAGE FIREWORK ART

 


  

INSIDE THE MANHUNT FOR JOHN WILKES BOOTH

 


 

WHY DO PRESIDENTS GET THEIR OWN LIBRARIES?


 

GRAVE OF STONEWALL JACKSON’S ARM


 

THE MANY TOMBS OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS