A former mining town in San Bernardino County, California, Calico ghost town is now pulling in thousands of tourists per year. As a prosperous town that was founded 1881, it was home to 500 mines, which collectively amassed over $20 million in silver ore, during it’s 12-year span as aRead More →

Blickling Hall is a grand Manor in Norfolk, built on the site of a previous medieval Home said to be the birthplace of Anne Boleyn. The current building was constructed during the reign of King James I, by the Hobert Family. The residence has it’s fair share of awesome, yetRead More →

Around the year 300AD, Saint Philomena was heavily persecuted, and having undertaken extensive torture, she was eventually martyred under the rule of the Roman emperor Diocletian. Though little is known about Saint Philomena, a Neapolitan nun by the name of Sister Maria Luisa di Gesu claims the great Saint visitedRead More →

In 1802, a team of excavators down in the Roman catacombs made a remarkable discovery. In the catacomb of Saint Priscilla, among many other tombs which lay empty, the preserved tomb of a Christian Martyr is uncovered. This would later become known as the tomb of Saint Philomena. As excitementRead More →