Category Archives: Historical Archives

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Did Astronomers Build Stonehenge?

Ever since humans could look up to see the sky, we have been amazed by its beauty and untold mysteries. Naturally then, astronomy is often described as the oldest of the sciences, inspiring people for thousands of years. Celestial phenomena … Continue reading

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Medieval Witch Hunts

The Salem witch trials of the 1690s have an iconic place in American lore. But before the Salem witch hunt, there was the “Great Hunt”: a larger, more prolonged European phenomenon between 1560 and 1630 that led to 80,000 accusations … Continue reading

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Irish Ghost Story

An Irish Ghost Story; Many people have met their deaths at the now ruined Dunluce Castle… Read more from Celtic Radio about the hundred years of ghost sightings and apparitions at this haunted site.

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The Curse of the Cliff House

The Cliff House, perched majestically above the ocean near San Francisco’s northwestern tip, has been one of the city’s most famous landmarks since it opened in 1863… Read more from Celtic Radio.

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Give a Girl a Sword!

Bristol actress Maisie Williams has been credited with getting more women sword fighting in her the Bristol area – thanks to her powerful performances in Game of Thrones. Twenty-year-old Maisie, who was born in Bristol and grew up in nearby … Continue reading

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