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Roving through Fitzrovia for Famous Folks

By on Jan 10, 2018 in Authors/Poets, Historic Persons | 0 comments

In our scavenger hunt to find statues of American presidents in London, our final stop was the bust of JFK. However, on the way to John Fitzgerald Kennedy, we explored Fitzrovia, the nearby neighborhood that was home to some famous folks whose homes are marked by those wonderful English Heritage blue plaques. Our first stop was a blue plaque marking the home of...

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President Garfield and a Stranger’s Funeral

By on Jan 14, 2017 in Presidents | 0 comments

So what’s the strangest thing that’s ever happened on Nerd Trip? My mom and I attended the funeral for a woman we never met.
It happened during a visit to the President Garfield Memorial at Cleveland’s Lakeview Cemetery. In this post, we’ll take a trip to see the memorial for our 20th president and share the story of our unintentional funeral attendance.

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