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Natural Bridge Wax Museum: Archibald (Bar) Tolley fighting bear

The placard for this diorama reads as follows: Archibald (Bar) Hunter was a famous bear hunter said to have killed between 99 and 385 Bears in his 91 years. Known for his honest, if rather salty tongue, Bar emerged unscathed … Continue reading

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Natural Bridge Wax Museum: Swinging Man, are you real?

More from the Natural Bridge Wax Museum, this time Miles, Tess and I running towards the museum in excitment wondering if the hooded maniac swinging from the rafters is real or not. What do you think?

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Natural Bridge Wax Museum: Old Wives Tales

About two weeks ago my family and I went to the Natural Bridge Wax Museum, and it may have been one of the trippiest places I have been to in this crazy ass state as of yet. I mean the … Continue reading

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Without Cigarettes There Would Be No Baseball Cards

Well, I’m not actually sure this blog title is entirely true, and that’s why I can freely publish it here. I found this 1887 baseball card on Shorpy’s Photo blog. It features the likeness of Chicago White Stockings first baseman … Continue reading

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Long Viva Knievel!

This post on WFMU’s Beware of the Blog praised the iconic daredevil well before his death and far better than most ever could. The post contains an unbelievable assortment of links and resources about Knievel. And while I can’t say … Continue reading

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