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Jersey City in the preliminary stages of converting Apple Tree House into historical museum
By John Heinis for Hudson County View (photo above by King of Hearts at Wikipedia Commons)
They were popular in the 1700s, but cotillions are still alive and well in N.J.
By Steve Strunsky & Aristide Economopoulos for NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
Sunflowers - a native plant with an amazing history
By Marion Barnes for Walterboro Live
A 51,000 year-old carved bone is one of the world's oldest works of art, researchers say
By Tom Metcalfe for NBC News (photo below by V. Minkus courtesy of Lower Saxony Office for Heritage)
A tour of Al-Husainan Historical House
By Abdulraouf Murad for Kuwait Times
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