The Secrets and History of Ellis Island
... and 1954, immigrants arriving on the shores of the United States passed below the towering face of Lady Liberty before docking at Ellis Island. A processing center for more than 12 million people, Ellis Island earned the dubious nickname of the ...
Ahoy there – An Irishwoman's Diary on how the US navy wooed the women of Cork
Wearing a United States navy sweetheart brooch pinned to her wide-brimmed hat, Veronica Harris (née Dillon) from Castlemartyr, Co Cork, looks straight to camera for the passport photograph that was taken of her prior to emigrating to Brooklyn to join ...
Dublin City University
Solutions for Refugee Inclusion
Dublin City University
Three original tech platforms to facilitate refugee inclusion took the top honors at the second annual Creative Minds social entrepreneurship hackathon sponsored by the U.S. Embassy and Intel in partnership with the DCU Ryan Academy October 14-16, 2016 ...
5 places to visit to get in touch with Georgia's history
The arched entrance to Wormsloe is located off Skidaway Road on the Isle of Hope about a 15-minute drive outside Savannah. Just beyond the gates, the breathtaking 1.5-mile avenue lined with centuries-old oaks dripping with Spanish moss is almost ...
Amy Hughes: Moon River pondering
Savannah Morning News
The piano music drifting from the bar in the hotel lobby drew me in. Three people were in the mahogany-paneled lounge — the ... After three weeks of drifting around Europe's most beautiful cities, I was homesick for the postage stamp of Earth that I ...
24 hours at the world's busiest airport
"My favorite place in the world to be is the Isle of Hope," says Craig, 38. Their first choice of wedding venue was a church on Tybee Island featured in the movie "The Last Song," about a teen romance and a parent's struggle with cancer. But the church ...
FEDEWA: A salute to Army Gen. Odierno
On June 14, the United States Army celebrated its 239th anniversary with a week of worldwide “birthday” parties. In conjunction with this celebration, U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno was Special Military Guest of Honor at the 239th U.S ...
Celtic Thunder to roll into Wallingford
Together for a few years only, Celtic Thunder has managed to rack up some impressive feats. They've had 28 million views on YouTube, performed for President Barack Obama at the White House, opened the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade two ...
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