Found

Here are some short fun facts (found facts?) I’ve discovered during my travel adventures. Sometimes silly, sometimes serious — always insightful. Ok, maybe not always.

Lake Phalen was named after Edward Phelan, accused of Saint Paul’s first murder. (His name was spelled variously and as a result, the lake is Phalen and not Phelan.)
12:58 PM • Jan 29, 2024
Boston Common is the oldest public park in the United States.
8:12 PM • Dec 7, 2023
There are 26 mountains in Acadia National Park.
1:09 PM • Nov 26, 2023
There are over 4,600 islands off the coast of Maine.
2:02 PM • Nov 10, 2023
In 1968, Vermont became the first state to ban billboards.
3:03 PM • Oct 26, 2023
Burlington, Vermont’s largest city, has only 45,000 residents.
10:20 AM • Oct 13, 2023
No building in Montréal can be taller than the cross on Mount Royal.
7:47 PM • Oct 2, 2023
The common loon is the official bird of Ontario.
1:19 PM • Sep 27, 2023
Toronto has over 1,600 named parks and 11.5 million trees.
4:36 PM • Sep 24, 2023
Around 25% of Hollywood movies are actually filmed in Toronto.
12:33 PM • Sep 19, 2023
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
GE Chandelier
Cleveland Public Square
Cleveland Arcade
Peace Building
Peace Bridge