Joshua Norton (1819-1880) was a San Francisco businessman who first lost his fortune then his mind, declaring himself Emperor of the United States. San Francisco, being San Francisco, was behind him all the way.… Read More →
Hannah Duston, the original North Shore tough girl Located in Haverhill Massachusetts, this 1861 monument is believed to be the first public statue depicting a woman to be erected in the United States.… Read More →
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