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Benjamin Harrison House spotlights nation’s 23rd president

To many in 21st century, the presidency of Benjamin Harrison, one of the last of the 19th century, seems like ancient history. Elected to the nation’s top political office in 1888, Harrison remains the only president from the state of Indiana (he was born in 1833 in North Bend, Ohio, but moved to Indianapolis in 1854).





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George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

A new display at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas focuses on the former president’s relationships with world leaders.


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For many, Atlanta is a connection point on a flight, rather than a destination, but the capital of Georgia — and the southeast, for that matter — is so much more. While a large and sprawling area, it is possible to take in the city’s must-see attractions in a few short days.


The Washington Monument will reopen to visitors on May 12, nearly three years after the famed structure was damaged by an earthquake, the National Park Service said this week.

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To many in 21st century, the presidency of Benjamin Harrison, one of the last of the 19th century, seems like ancient history. Elected to the nation’s top political office in 1888, Harrison remains the only president from the state of Indiana (he was born in 1833 in North Bend, Ohio, but moved to Indianapolis in 1854).


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What is there to see and do in Atlanta? From historic sites to museums to cultural landmarks, there are dozens of places in Atlanta worth seeing.


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For many, Atlanta is a connection point on a flight, rather than a destination, but the capital of Georgia — and the southeast, for that matter — is so much more. While a large and sprawling area, it is possible to take in the city’s must-see attractions in a few short days.

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Located in the luxurious Animal Kingdom Lodge’s Kidani Village section, the 150-seat, family-friendly Sanaa – which is the Swahili word for “artwork” – merges tastes and spices from Indian and Africa into a unique culinary experience. It’s possible, this restaurant is one of the more unique eateries throughout the Walt Disney World Resort.


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It was dinnertime when we landed at Hobby Airport. So, my wife and I made a beeline for the hotel, dropped off our bags and headed to a Houston institution. The Rainbow Lodge is one of the city’s oldest eateries, and its menu falls a bit on the wild side. From antelope to buffalo to venison, this dining establishment puts a unique twist on a steak dinner.


A long-time popular restaurant house in the Norcross, Ga., train depot is closing its doors this weekend. The 15-year lease for Norcross Station Café expires at the end of the year, and the restaurant owner lost his bid for a new lease. The owner is planning to re-open the restaurant in nearby Berkley Lake.

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