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Blarney Stone-Ireland. The Blarney Stone is a famous Irish historical site located in the village of Blarney, just a mere 8 kilometers from the city of Cork. It’s a huge block of stone that was a gift of gratitude to the Irish people from Robert the Bruce, for their unwavering support in the 1314 battle of Bannockburn. Robert Bruce was my 18th Great Granfather.

29 Colorized Historical Photos That Make The Past Seem Not So Far Away

29 Colorized Historical Photos That Make The Past Seem Not So Far Away

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Historically, the most terrible things; war, genocide, and slavery have resulted not from disobedience but from obedience Howard Zinn

Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), reformer of English nursing, received the Order of Merit for her tireless efforts during the Crimean War. She was the first female recipient of this honor. She is celebrated as an English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing.