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Eastland Disaster – the shipwreck on the Great Lakes

Eastland Disaster – the shipwreck on the Great Lakes

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Eastland Disaster, the largest loss of life from a single shipwreck on the Great Lakes. Western Electric employees, families, and friends were to cross Lake Michigan from Chicago to Michigan City, Indiana, for a picnic. But the SS Eastland, docked at the Clark...

Buddy Holly Memorial Crash Site, Clear Lake, Iowa

Buddy Holly Memorial Crash Site, Clear Lake, Iowa

After visiting the Surf Ballroom, I knew I had to see the Buddy Holly Memorial Crash Site (well, at least that’s what it’s called on Facebook for those who like to check-in) in order to complete “The Day The Music Died” pilgrimage. This is the cornfield where Buddy Holly, Ritchie...

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