Diane Lyn Travel Gal

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Maine Bait Bags

I bought this lovely treasure made in Maine. My purse is called a Maine Bait Bag. What are they made from?

Today’s 101.9–07/22/2014

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Hollywood History Found At This Maine Prison

On my vacation, I discovered this fascinating piece of history, The Portsmouth Naval Prison in Kittery Maine. Known as the “Alcatraz of the East”, this historic institution, perched on a rocky cliff in Maine. In 1908, the first Naval prisoners arrived and incarcerated for their war/military crimes. Portsmouth Naval Prison has a lot of Hollywood history. Movies were modeled after the structure. Many mentioned the institution in film. A list stars where in the prison! Humphrey Bogart and Steve Mc Queen have stories…

Today’s 101.9–07/22/2014

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Most Photographed Lighthouses In Maine And NH

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The lighthouses of the Northeast are stunning, historic and lifesaving. Here’s a photo gallery of the most popular in Maine and NH.

Today’s 101.9–07/21/2014

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Maine Portland Lighthouse: Owned By An Actress

After its military use in World War II, the lighthouse became a private residences. In 1971 it was purchased by a famous actress and her actor husband for $28,000.

Today’s 101.9–07/10/2014

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Western MD: Cool Maryland History

Travel Gal, on the go and I love finding history! The (above) pic was taken while biking on the Western Maryland Rail Trail. It’s an old, but preserved cemetery. The stones date back to 1838 […]

Today’s 101.9–07/09/2014

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Bel Air History: Hays House

I have lived in Bel Air all of my life and this weekend, was the first time I toured this historic part of Maryland history. Check out the photo gallery below and take a tour inside this 1788 gem. When I was in the fifth grade, my dad and I worked on our own Hays House for a school project. We did the outside of the house to scale:) Go inside…

Today’s 101.9–07/07/2014

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July 4th Cookout Costs At A 10 Year High

The “BBQ Index” from a study group Rabobank, shows your cook-out costing more this Independence Day, by $66.82. Are these items on your list and what will you spend?

Today’s 101.9–07/02/2014

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Take A Dip: Maryland’s Ice Cream Trail

Now thru September 15, you can “dip” into some tasty fun!

Today’s 101.9–07/01/2014

(Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Baltimore’s Best Snowball Stands

Here are a few of the “hottest” snowball stands in Baltimore.

Today’s 101.9–06/30/2014

(Photo Credit: Diane Lyn)

Vintage Tag Sale/Barn Sales In Maryland

This weekend I am going to my first Vintage Tag Sale/Barn Sale. What, where and when are these sales? Here’s the skinny….

Today’s 101.9–06/27/2014

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