Richard Scarry

Richard McClure Scarry was an American children's author and illustrator who published over 300 books with total sales of over 100 million worldwide. He is best known for his Best Ever book series that take place primarily in the fictional town of Busytown, "which is populated by friendly and helpful resident [animals...such as] Mr. Frumble, Huckle Cat, Mr. Fixit, Lowly Worm, and others..." The series spawned a media franchise.
Mount Pleasant (Newton, Massachusetts)
Mount Pleasant is a historic two story wood frame estate house at 15 Bracebridge Road in Newton Centre, Massachusetts, built circa 1856. It is a well-preserved example of the academic Italianate style, with a three-bay facade and hip roof with a small
Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary
Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary is a 450 acre forested wildlife preserve owned and managed by the Stanton Bird Club in Lewiston, Maine since 1921. At 510 feet high Thorncrag hill is highest point in Lewiston and contains many hiking trails
Are You Washed in the Blood?
Are You Washed in the Blood? is a well-known Christian hymn written in 1878 in Ohio by Elisha Hoffman, a Presbyterian minister from Pennsylvania; it was first published in Spiritual Songs for Gospel Meetings and the Sunday School. The song "became a
Lawrence Rifles
The Lawrence Rifles were a volunteer Union militia company from Medford, Massachusetts that was formed during the American Civil War. It was created by Governor John A. Andrew on January 27, 1865 and was first made part of the 5th Massachusetts Militia
Kathy Keller
Kathy Louise Keller is an author, lecturer, church founder, and Christian theologian from New York City who has appeared on the New York Times best seller list. She is the wife of pastor Tim Keller of New York's Redeemer Presbyterian Church, which the
Acton Memorial Library
Acton Memorial Library is a public library at 486 Main Street in Acton, Massachusetts. In 1889 William Allan Wilde (1827-1902), a Sunday school publisher and philanthropist who was a native of Acton, donated funds to construct the library to memorialize
Isaiah H. Hedge
Isaiah H. Hedge (1812-1888) was a physician, businessman, abolitionist and philanthropist, who is the namesake and donor of Hedge Hall at Bates College in Maine
I Just Want to Thank You Lord
"I Just Want to Thank You Lord" is a notable American gospel and bluegrass song written by Judy Marshall of the Marshall Family of West Virginia. It was released in 1975 on the Marshall Family's "Come Springtime" album one year after the group came to the
Andreas Waldherr
Andreas Waldherr was an Austrian rally driver
Andrei Simonov
Andrei Dmitrievich Simonov was a Russian Armed Forces major general serving as Chief of the Electronic Warfare Troops of the 2nd Army of the Western Military District