The curious Elf Lane – Gnome Road in Red Feather Lakes, Colorado~

In the area of Red Feather Lakes, Colorado there is a dirt road where, if you pay close attention to the bushes and trees, you will find that you are surrounded magical woodland creatures. Or, at least their kitschy thrift store equivalent. The wilderness of the mountain trail in the quaint village of Red Feather Lakes is the true draw in the area, but it seems that some locals have added an attraction of their own. Known alternately as Gnome Road or Elf Lane, depending on which handmade road sign…

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#March 5, 1953: Dictator and mass murderer Stalin goes to his grave

Iosif Vissarionovič Džugašvili Stalin, the brutal Russian dictator who sent millions of his countrymen to their deaths, joined them on this day, March 5 1953, after failing to recover from a brain haemorrhage four days earlier. He was 74 years old. His 30-year term as absolute ruler of the Soviet Union was marked by a long series of atrocities including purges, forced displacements, imprisonment in forced labour camps known as Gulags, manufactured famines, torture, acts of mass murder and massacres, in addition to the estimated 20 million Soviet troops and…

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#TodayInHistory – March 5

March 5 – Some Important Events on this day 363 👉🏼 Roman Emperor Julian moves from Antioch with an army of 90,000 to attack the Sassanid Empire, in a campaign that brings about his own death 1046 👉🏼 Persian scholar Naser Khosrow begins the 7 year Middle Eastern journey which he will later describe in his book Safarnama ✍🏼 1179 👉🏼 3rd Lateran Council (11th ecumenical council) opens in Rome 🇮🇹 1496 👉🏼 English King Henry VII grants John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto) a commission to explore for new lands 1558…

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