Category Archives: History

Groundhog Day: The History & Facts You Didn’t Know

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Have you ever wondered how and when the tradition of Groundhog Day began? Join us as we explore the history and facts behind this great American pastime! Groundhog Day is held annually on February 2nd in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. According to the Groundhog Day tradition, if the groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, sees his shadow after he comes […]

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Christmas History: 3 Historical Events That Happened On Christmas

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Join us as we take a look back through Christmas history at three events you didn’t know happened on the Christmas holiday. For most people, the month of December, means the end of the calendar year, colder nights, and most importantly, Christmas! The holiday season is my favorite time of year because it brings both […]

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The History Of Record Store Day

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Learn all about the history of Record Store Day and why it’s one of the biggest days of the year for music and vinyl fans alike! I remember listening to records of my favorite songs like it was yesterday. But, nowadays, with CDs, smartphones, and iPods, listening to records feels like a thing of the […]

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What You Didn’t Know About The Eiffel Tower

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The Eiffel Tower is widely recognized as the iconic symbol of Paris, France, but did you know it was only intended to stay up for 20 years? Now, over 125 years later, this beautiful landmark is not only a symbol of the liberty, fraternity and freedom that the French people have fought hard to preserve, […]

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Innocent Hummels Children Figurines Are A Beloved Tradition

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February 10th is Umbrella Day and it reminded me of my favorite Hummels, the Umbrella Girl and Umbrella Boy. I was thrilled to discover that I could get traditional Hummels ornaments directly from Germany! I love the innocence of the children in these figurines and the rich heritage of their humble beginnings. M. I. Hummels […]

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