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Zimbabwe in watercolor Art Print

Collect your choice of gallery quality Giclée, or fine art prints custom trimmed by hand in a variety of sizes with a white border for framing.

Farragut State Park, Idaho - Great Swimming and Camping. Lake Pend Oreille, 25 miles south of Sandpoint, Idaho.

Admiral David G. Farragut, circa 1863. Mathew Brady Collection. Farragut was the first man in US naval history to be a rear admiral, vice admiral and admiral. He is also noted for his order at the Battle of Mobile Bay, usually paraphrased: "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!"

Only four 1861 Confederate Half Dollar coins were ever struck. The original coins are considered priceless, and re-strikes from the original dye are worth $4,000-$10,00 dollars. The original coins were struck at the New Orleans Mint, the only US mint to fall into non US possession. It was captured by the Confederate Army on January 26, 1861, and it was recaptured by 250 Marines of the U.S.S. Pensacola under the command of Admiral David Farragut in April, 1862.

The Blizzard of 1978 dropped an all-time record 27 inches of snow on Boston. Here, residents of Farragut Road in South Boston are digging out their cars from snowdrifts. (AP)

Seattle to Victoria, Canada, Ferry Held 12 buses and 300 cars below deck. en route to Boy Scout World Jamboree 1967, Farragut Idaho - http://www.flickr.com/photos/hollywoodplace/6195799522/

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The timing of the National Geographic Museum’s newest exhibit, Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous, is rather auspicious — for them and for us. Just months after the dinosaurs at ...