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John Deere Tractor Museum Opens in Waterloo, Iowa

The John Deere Waterloo Tractor and Engine Museum opened on December 2, bringing the history of John Deere’s tractors to life in downtown Waterloo.

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New Amish Country Tour Gives Insights to Amish Women

Groups can meet real Amish Country housewives in Northern Indiana

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American Civil War Museum Announces Updated Expansion Schedule

The American Civil War Museum has announced an update in its expansion schedule that allows the museum’s site at Historic Tredegar to remain open throughout 2015.

 

Going On Faith Caters to Dynamic Market

“Faith-based travel is driven by universal dynamics that remain constant, for people of faith, there will always be sites sacred and secular that create a desire to travel. Dozens of successful tour companies have identified faith-based travel as their primary market, and there are thousands of volunteer travel planners in this market as well. In the global community of Judeo-Christian believers alone, there are millions of active travelers worldwide.

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Post-Conference Tour to Offer Amish Experience

Amish Country of Northern Indiana is offering a post-conference tour at this year’s Going On Faith Conference in April.

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Announcing the official launch of Travelteerism

What is Travelteerism? The basic gist of our credo mixes boutique travel with volunteering, allowing our clients to jet off to far-flung destinations, stay in hip boutique hotels and bask on hand-picked beaches, while also spending a portion of their time contributing to the work of an NGO in that community. The idea sprang from the erudite circuits…

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Plimoth Plantation and Mystic Seaport Announce Collaborative Restoration of Mayflower II

Plimoth Plantation and Mystic Seaport, both acclaimed New England history museums, are pleased to announce a collaborative project to restore and repair Mayflower II, a full-scale reproduction ship owned by Plimoth Plantation. Work on the historic ship will take place at the Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard at Mystic Seaport, adhering to The Secretary of…

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Tourism can protect and promote religious heritage

From the United Nations World Tourism Organization Sustainable development of tourism at religious heritage sites was in focus at the International Conference on Religious Heritage and Tourism: Types, trends and challenges, jointly organized by UNWTO, the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism of Spain and the City Hall of Elche (27-28 November 2014, Elche, Spain). According to UNWTO…

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New Exhibit Opens Lincoln Museum’s 10th Anniversary

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — “Undying Words: Lincoln 1858-1865” opened November 22 at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum as part of the museum’s 10th anniversary celebration. The exhibit, which runs through 2015, also commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s end and Lincoln’s death. The exhibit is mounted in collaboration with the Chicago History Museum and…

 

Empire State Building Offers Expanded Multimedia Experience

NEW YORK — A new multimedia experience at the Empire State Building Observatory provides additional depth about the building’s history.