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A Peek Inside Longwood’s “Orchid Extravaganza”

by Terry Conway Had enough of winter’s Arctic blasts?  Need a taste of spring to cure it? This winter at Longwood Gardens, your escape is “Orchid Extravaganza”– a world filled with the beautiful, sometimes bizarre, often fragrant flowers that come in almost every color, shape, and size. One of the largest groups of flowering plants …

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One of America’s Great Hotels Observes Its Centennial Year

by Jim Weaver This year marks the centennial of the Hotel du Pont in Wilmington, Delaware.  Like scores of hotels across the nation, it was created to meet the needs of a local business.  In this case E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, commonly referred to today as Dupont, one of the nation’s …

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