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The family of a fascist dictator has been evicted from their luxurious palace in Spain

Following years of legal battles, Francisco Franco’s relatives have finally been evicted from Pazo de Meirás. Dictator Francisco Franco ruled Spain from 1938 to 1975. It was an era marked by repression, the killing of thousands of political opponents, and nationalist authoritarianism. Spain’s deputy prime minister celebrated the property being […]
The family of a fascist dictator has been evicted from their luxurious palace in Spain
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100 years ago, suffragists camped out for 6 weeks in a Nashville hotel to win the right to vote. Take a look inside the historic landmark, which is still in operation today.

On August 18, 1920, Tennessee became the 36th and final state to ratify the 19th amendment, granting 27 million women across the US the right to vote. For six weeks leading up to that day, suffragists and anti-suffragists campaigned for the votes of state congressman in the halls of Nashville’s […]
100 years ago, suffragists camped out for 6 weeks in a Nashville hotel to win the right to vote. Take a look inside the historic landmark, which is still in operation today.
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A 130-year-old firehouse in Newport has been converted into a 4-bedroom home — and it just got a $1 million price cut. Take a look inside the ‘Chutes and Ladders’ house.

A historic four-bedroom Newport home nicknamed the “Chutes and Ladders” house is selling for $US3.45 million following a $US1.2 million price cut in May. Housed in a former 19th-century Rhode Island fire station, it comes with multiple staircases plus an elevator and working firepole. In 2009, the home received a […]
A 130-year-old firehouse in Newport has been converted into a 4-bedroom home — and it just got a $1 million price cut. Take a look inside the ‘Chutes and Ladders’ house.
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What the childhood homes of 33 US presidents looked like

Some US presidents grew up on farms with no electricity or running water. Others grew up in mansions. Many of their birthplaces and childhood homes are now museums or national landmarks. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Some US presidents as recent as Jimmy Carter grew up on rural farms […]
What the childhood homes of 33 US presidents looked like
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12 US destinations that will make you feel like you travelled back in time

Living history museums like the Boston Tea Party Museum and Old Cowtown in Kansas recreate historic events and ways of life. Neighbourhoods with historic architecture include Miami’s Art Deco District and Philadelphia’s Old City. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. If you’ve ever wished that you could travel back in […]
12 US destinations that will make you feel like you travelled back in time
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10 famous monuments that were destroyed by fire

The Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, caught fire on Monday. Other historic buildings have been completely destroyed in fires. Museums in Brazil and New Dehli have lost priceless artifacts due to fire damage. One of the last remaining covered bridges in California was destroyed in the Camp Fire in 2018. […]
10 famous monuments that were destroyed by fire