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Cruise the Coast near Tawas City, MI

Tawas City has anchored Michigan’s Sunrise Coast since it was founded on the north shores of Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron in 1854. The best place to catch that sunrise is on the white sugar sands and dune grasses of Tawas Point State Park. The oft-photographed Tawas Point Lighthouse dates to 1876 and is the…
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Wall, SD: A Window on the Badlands

The town of Wall was founded at the end of the Chicago and North Western Railroad Line, taking its name from the broken buttes and coulees of the surrounding South Dakota badlands 50 miles east of Rapid City . The town improbably became famous when Ted and Dorothy Hustead bought the local drugstore during the…
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Cruise the Coast near Tawas City, MI

Tawas City has anchored Michigan’s Sunrise Coast since it was founded on the north shores of Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron in 1854. The best place to catch that sunrise is on the white sugar sands and dune grasses of Tawas Point State Park. The oft-photographed Tawas Point Lighthouse dates to 1876 and is the…
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Wall, SD: A Window on the Badlands

The town of Wall was founded at the end of the Chicago and North Western Railroad Line, taking its name from the broken buttes and coulees of the surrounding South Dakota badlands 50 miles east of Rapid City . The town improbably became famous when Ted and Dorothy Hustead bought the local drugstore during the…
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Pine Grove, PA, Bridges Past and Present

The actual grove of pines that gave Pine Grove its name, written about by famous Colonial botanist John Bartram, is 20  miles away over on Mahantongo Mountain. Here, 37 miles northeast of Harrisburg on Blue Mountain, the community developed as a transportation center for the Union Canal that carried coal to eager Eastern cities. More than…
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