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The Hill-Town of Ragusa, Sicily

Ragusa is two towns.  The original town collapsed after an earthquake in 1693.  A new town, Ragusa Superiore, was built on a plateau above.  But the old aristocracy didn’t want to leave the old town, so they rebuilt it on … Continue reading

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Kimberly Crest House in Redlands, CA

Kimberly Crest House was built in 1897 by one of the pioneers of Redlands, Mrs. Cornelia Hill.  John Kimberly, a founder and President of Kimberly-Clark Paper Company, had been coming to Redlands to escape Wisconsin winters since 1899.  In 1905 … Continue reading

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