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2011-11-29 09:00:00

Circa Savannah, the cityâs premier Historic Gallery and Tour Provider acquires a Louis XV style Dore bronze Grandfather Clock from the Private Collection of Count Joaquin DeMonet Y Schonfeld, the 9th Count of Spain. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 Grandfather clocks of this nature are generally only found in European castles and museums, and Circa Savannah is very excited make this item available to its customers. âœTourist love to spend time in...

2011-11-16 08:00:00

Circa Savannah, the cityâs premier provider of tours launches the first VIP Tour Membership in Savannah Georgia. âœIn these difficult economic times, Circa Savannah wanted to create a fun and exciting way to generate huge savings for its customers,â said owner Michael Preston. The VIP Tour Membership is offered to everyone from individuals to corporate event planners, and has no limit on the number of tickets that can be purchased at...


Latest Savannah Reference Libraries

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2009-04-28 15:06:43

Brahea armata or Mexican Blue Palm is also known as the Blue Hesper Palm and grows in Baja, California and in Savannah, Georgia. An ornamental plant, it grows to 49 feet in height and features a broad trunk, blue tinted leaves measuring 3 - 6.5 feet in width with 3 foot petioles and small brown elliptical fruits measuring 0.7 - 0.9 inches in length. Seeds from these fruits were once a regular part of the Cocopah people's diets. This species can be found growing along riverbeds, arroyos and...

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2007-12-14 05:31:30

The Savannah is a cross between the Serval, an African wild cat and a domestic cat, typically the Egyptian Mau or another spotted breed. The Savannah, being one of the largest domestic breeds of cat, may weigh 10 to 40 pounds but are typically not much larger than 25 pounds. The coat of the Savannah depends on what breed is used for the domestic cross. Its coat can be tan with black or brownish spots, silver with dark spots, marble, or several other patterns. The wild look of the Savannah...

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2007-01-22 13:34:34

The bush dog (Speothos venaticus) is a canid found in Central and South America, including Panama, Venezuela, Bolivia, Peru (West of the Andes), Ecuador, the Guianas, Paraguay, northeast Argentina (Misiones province), and Brazil. In spite of its extensive range, it is very rare. It was originally discovered as fossils in Brazilian caves and thought to be extinct. It is the only species in its genus, Speothos. The Bush Dog has soft long brownish-tan fur. It has a lighter reddish tinge on...

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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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