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Faster than railroads

Steve Greenstein works in our Philadelphia History Museum. This is his second blog for Guided by History. Thanks, Steve! (CR) Wells Fargo invested in and directed the Butterfield Overland stagecoach, which brought a person from Missouri out to Los Angeles,… Continue reading

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Curious coincidences

Life is full of interesting coincidences. (One of our museum assistants just experienced one.) My friend’s parents are named Mario and Maria, his girlfriend’s parents are Rafael and Rafaela, and he and his girlfriend also share the same name. Two… Continue reading

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