While visiting historic Fort Ticonderoga on Lake Champlain in upstate NY there were many original and restored buildings. In these buildings were Revolutionary War and after artifacts such as long rifles, tools, pistols, clothes and other wonderful things. Here is a closeup of one of the bronze canon ends with its cast end and decoration:
Actress and singer Ann-Margaret is one of the most famous actresses of the 1960s and beyond. She continued her career through the following decades and into the 21st century.
Ann-Margaret was born Ann-Margret Olsson in Valsjöbyn, Jämtland County, Sweden, to Anna Regina (Aronsson) and Carl Gustav Olsson, who worked for an electrical company. She came to America at age 6. She studied at Northwestern University and left for Las Vegas to pursue a career as a singer. Ann-Margaret was discovered by George Burns and soon afterward got both a record deal at RCA and a film contract at 20th Century Fox. In 1961, her single “I Just Don’t Understand” charted in the Top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100 Charts. Her acting debut followed the same year as Bette Davis’ daughter in Frank Capra’s Pocketful of Miracles (1961). She appeared in the musical State Fair (1962) a year later before…
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