Ellis Island USA Ellis Island is a historical site that opened in 1892 as an immigration station, a purpose it served for more than 60 years until it closed in 1954. Located at the mouth of Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, Ellis Island saw millions of newlyContinue Reading

Stonehenge Secrets Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, two miles (3 km) west of Amesbury. For centuries, historians and archaeologists have puzzled over the many mysteries of Stonehenge, the prehistoric monument that took Neolithic builders an estimated 1,500 years to erect. Located in southern England, it is comprised ofContinue Reading

Leaning Tower of Pisa The height of the tower is 55.86 meters (183.27 feet) from the ground on the low side and 56.67 metres (185.93 feet) on the high side. The width of the walls at the base is 2.44 m (8 ft 0.06 in). Its weight is estimated atContinue Reading

The Lighthouse of Alexandria was one of the Seven Wonders of the World when it was the tallest structure in the world until the Eiffel Tower was erected in 1889. Why was it built? The Lighthouse was used, as sun by day and fire by night, to make sure thatContinue Reading