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2013-04-19 23:02:20

Thirteen National Parks within the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area Generates More than $270 million in Non-local Visitor Spending Annually Waterford,

2011-06-22 10:04:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission has awarded $500,000 in Keystone Historic Preservation grants to help organizations in 19 counties. The commission awarded 35 grants selected from 95 eligible applications.

2008-07-06 12:00:14

By Carma Wadley Deseret News Cultural heritage tourism has become one of the fastest growing segments of the tourism market. More and more tourists are seeking out places where history, local culture and home-grown flavor come together to make them unique.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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