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National Ferris Wheel Day

Today, February 14, is not only Valentine’s Day, it is also National Ferris Wheel Day. The first Ferris wheel, designed by Pennsylvania bridge builder George W. Ferris, was the centerpiece for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition (World’s Fair) in Chicago.It … Continue reading

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Myrtle Beach SkyWheel – “Flying” Over the Beach

I briefly described the SkyWheel in an earlier post (Sunrise Walk). It was inevitable—I was going to ride the SkyWheel as soon as the weather would permit decent photos. Tickets for the SkyWheel are $13.00, and the ticket agent said … Continue reading

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