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History, science, scenery blend on Isles of Shoals

...marine research lab run by Cornell University and the University of New Hampshire overlooks the stone foundation of 19th century poet Celia Thaxter's cottage and her restored flower garden on Appledore Island. Across the harbor on Star Island...
N.Y. garden displays poet's favorite flora

...purpose.The Edenic estate in the Bronx has mounted an exhibition called "The Poetry of Flowers." It focuses on the 19th century poet Emily Dickinson, whose verse and letters described blossoms of all kinds and who was better known, when she lived...
'Constellation' shows off Huntsville, Ala.

...privately owned and not usually open to the public, but visitors can tour Twickenham's 1819 Weeden House, the home of 19th century poet-artist Maria Howard Weeden. Big Spring International Park, with its gazebos, fountains and dozens of ducks...
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Centenarians have seen it all

...passages from literature, and as she beholds the 21st century, she reaches back to quote from Robert Browning, a 19th century poet who died just six years before she was born: "Grow old along with me!" she says. "The best is yet to be."
Mario Van Peebles believes in being the character much as possible, I think, then forget it and be it." He's had plenty of experience lately. He portrayed 19th century poet Paul Laurence Dunbar in the play "Oak and Ivy" at the Vineyard Playhouse in Martha's Vineyard last summer. He...
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