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1982 was a rough year for Seguin, Texas — the year that it lost bragging rights as the Home of the World’s Largest Pecan.
Ten years is a long time. But is it long enough to merit a monument? The village of Plato, Missouri, says “Yes!”
When the Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Museum (last located in Branson, Missouri) closed in December of 2009, fans of the cowcouple were concerned…where would the museum’s extensive collection of Western Memorabilia end up? In particular, what would become of the institution’s most iconic (and, frankly, somewhat disturbing) prized possession: the taxidermied hide of Roy’s horse, Trigger?
Lewis and Clark, continental explorers, were big news during their extended 2003-2006 bicentennial (we stumbled across tributes to them in dozens of city parks and museums). It got so crazy, we thought, that North Dakota even erected a twice-life-size statue of “Seaman,” their dog. Lewis and Clark have since faded from public view — they’ll [...]
Technicolor rainbow spritzy liquid spectacular good news out of Branson, Missouri, where Waltzing Waters Theatre has reopened after years in mothballs.
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