Star Trek Day

Happy Star Trek Day! September 8th is the day Star Trek premiered back in 1966. Star Trek was a ground-breaking television show in many ways! Gene Roddenberry conceived Star Trek in 1964, inspired by Gulliver's Travels, Wagon Train, and Horatio Hornblower. The series follows the adventures of the USS Enterprise of the United Federation of Planets, an…
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William Bartram – Botanist and Traveler

Driving around the South, you might have come across markers labeled Bartram’s Trail or William Bartram Trail. These markers, placed by the Bartram Trail Conference, commemorate the path that William Bartram, a botanist-traveler, took nearly 250 years ago. William Bartram was born in 1739 in Philadelphia to a Quaker family. William’s father, John Bartram, was…
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