Monthly Archives: May 2016

“I Must Have Flown the Wrong Way…”

In 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh became an international celebrity when he became the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic. One of the mechanics who worked on Lindbergh’s plane, The Spirit of St. Louis, was a 20-year-old Texan named … Continue reading

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Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

No one knows how many ships plying the Great Lakes have been sunk by the treacherous weather, but the most famous is the Edmund Fitzgerald, thanks in large part to Gordon Lightfoot’s 1976 song, The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald. … Continue reading

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