Did you know that you can visit our current Hockey Exhibition and take an artifact home with you?! Kind of.. Learn more about the iconic hockey book, The Hockey Sweater, and you can even purchase one to take home from our Museum Shop!
While you’re visiting, watch the animated version of the story, The Hockey Sweater, courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada.
The Hockey Did you know that you can visit our current Hockey Exhibition and take an artifact home with you?! Kind of.. Learn more about the iconic hockey book, The Hockey Sweater, and you can even purchase one to take home from our Museum Shop!
While you’re visiting, watch the animated version of the story, The Hockey Sweater, courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada. @onf_nfb
The Hockey Sweater, By: Roch Carrier & Sheldon Cohen.
1885-the dismantled Statue of Liberty, a gift of friendship from France, arrives in New York harbour after being shipped across the Atlantic Ocean in 350 individual pieces packed in more than 200 cases. The copper and iron statue, reassembled and dedicated the following year, became known around the world as an enduring symbol of freedom and democracy. In 1892, Ellis Island opened as America’s chief immigration post, and for the next 62 years Lady Liberty welcomes over 12 million immigrants who sailed into New York Harbour. #facts#history#newyork#france#freedom#travel#liberty#ladyliberty#ellisisland#statueofliberty
In 1023., on the tiny island of Lokrum opposite Dubrovnik, the monks of Sv. Benedict founded the abbey of St. Mary which was subordinated to the Abbey of Monte Casino. "The black Benedictines" as the citizens called them because of their black religious clothing, lived on the island for almost seven centuries exposed to the winds, waves and pirate pillaging. They survived the terrible earthquake of 1667. not knowing that it was the beginning of the end of their presence on this beautiful island of the Dubrovnik Republic.
After the earthquake the economic power of the Republic started to weaken. In need of money, they turned to the Benedictines, but all of their income was transfered to Italy. Quite angry, the Dubrovnik Republic no longer wanted the monks on Lokrum, and on the proposal of three of their nobles the Senate sold Lokrum to nine of Dubrovnik citizens in 1798. As the monks couldn't oppose the decisions of the Republic and the Pope (Pio the 6th verified the decision), they had to leave the island, their properties and their monastery.
Before leaving, in a unique and macabre way they "thanked" the ones because of which they had to leave. #more#history#about#lokrum#island#dubrovnik#croatia#in#the#next#photography