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Valentine Diners

In a recent post, I talked about Valentine Diners, https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/03/02/wichita-restaurant-that-wont-stay-dead. Here’s more information on Valentine Diners: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentine_Diner. I didn’t realize it was a Valentine Diner. I knew there was a Valentine Diner in the mid-town area, but it closed years … Continue reading

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Fayette, Mississippi: Folk Art Frog Farm – Mississippi Mondays

When I saw this on Roadside America – Fayette, Mississippi: Folk Art Frog Farm – Mississippi Mondays: https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/35118, I debated using it for Mississippi Mondays or Weirdness Wednesdays. From the link: A folk artist named Louise Cadney Coleman has named … Continue reading

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Great Plains Transportation Museum, Wichita, Kansas

I have yet to visit this museum, but it’s something I plan on doing in the near future. The Great Plains Transportation Museum http://www.gptm.us/ or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Plains_Transportation_Museum. They are on Twitter: https://twitter.com/gptm_wichita. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GreatPlainsTransportationMuseum. Google Maps: https://www.google.com/maps/place/700+E+Douglas+Ave,+Wichita,+KS+67202/@37.6859867,-97.3296283,553m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x87bae3954e5add57:0xde52507a3c918f74!8m2!3d37.6862132!4d-97.3296967. Static displays: http://www.gptm.us/html/displays.html. YouTube … Continue reading

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Onward, Mississippi – Birthplace of the Teddy Bear – Roadside America

Updated February 20, 2019: added links to My Delta’s recent blog post – https://mydelta.blog/2019/02/20/teddy-roosevelt-park-rolling-fork/ and Vimeo video link about Holt Collier – https://vimeo.com/247075948. Some great information in My Delta’s blog post. Roadside America – Onward, Mississippi Birthplace of the Teddy … Continue reading

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Some of the Strangest Locations for Headstones

As somebody who photographs headstones when I have the opportunity, I have seen them pop up in the most unusual places during my research. Some are in the middle of roadways, like: https://www.indystar.com/story/news/2016/06/14/remains-seven-found-grave-middle-road/85866202/; I haven’t run across any of these … Continue reading

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