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heartOld Town Trolley Tours of St. Augustine holds Blood Drive

Old Town Trolley of St. Augustine is sponsoring a blood drive on September 20, 2011.  The blood drive will take place at The Old Jail complex (167 San Marco Ave) between 12:00 and 3:00pm. Anyone who donates will receive one complimentary admission to the Oldest Store Museum Experience.

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pink ribbonJoin Old Town Trolley Tours and Help Fight Breast Cancer

Old Town Trolley Tours is teaming up with local Breast Cancer charities during the month of October. Our Castmembers will be wearing pink to bring attention to this disease that affects hundreds of thousands of men and women each year. In addition, we will be collecting money for our local charities; and the city that collects the most money will receive an additional $1,000 from our parent company, Historic Tours of America, to give to their charity.

Boston: Susan G. Komen For the Cure Massachusetts
Key West: Strides Against Breast Cancer
San Diego: UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center
Savannah: Susan G. Komen For the Cure Coastal Georgia
St. Augustine: The Donna Foundation
Washington DC: Ourisman Clinic at the Georgetown University Hospital

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Celebrate Veterans Day with Old Town Trolley Tours and Patriot Service Dogs

service dogOld Town Trolley Tours is teaming up with the VFW to provide our guests with remembrance poppies to remind everyone of the service and sacrifices our veterans have made to this country. Each year on Veteran’s Day, November 11, Old Town Trolley Tours offers free admission to all veterans, active duty military personnel and police officers. This year, some of our operations are extending this offer during the week of Veteran’s Day which falls on Friday, November 11.

November 5-11 - Boston
November 7-11 - San Diego
November 9-11 - Key West

November 11:
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Old Town Trolley Tours will take $1 from each ticket sold on Veteran’s Day to sponsor a puppy with Patriot Service Dogs. Patriot Service Dogs provides veterans with assistance dogs and we are proud to be partnering with them in sponsoring a dog.

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Ghosts & Gravestones of San Diego Returns for a Limited Engagement

whaley houseJoin us for a spirited and entertaining tour built on stories of history, mystery and legends of San Diego’s past & DARKER SIDE! Hear stories of ghosts that haunt the ships at the Maritime Museum. Travel back in time and learn of the spirits of the notorious characters who lived and died in the Gaslamp Quarter. Journey through Old Town, walking through El Campo Santo Cemetery and ending outside the Whaley House - both sites of many reported paranormal occurrences. September - October only. Feeling brave? Call to reserve a plot today. (619) 298-8687

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Big Changes at the Key West Aquarium

key west aquariumWe have had a lot changes going on at the Key West Aquarium. First we have a fabulous new Key West Aquarium website. You can also stay in touch with us on our Key West Aquarium Facebook page and on our Key West Aquarium Twitter page.

Inside the Aquarium we have had a makeover. Our Learning Cove is open and filled with lots of information and exhibits on the environment and some of the endangered animals in our waters. We have also repainted from head to toe, or in our case, nose to tail with a lot of help from our good friends from the United States Coast Group Key West. The crew of the USS Kodiak Island did an amazing job and we cannot thank them enough!

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mobile phoneTrolley Tours Mobile

Old Town Trolley Tours is pleased to announce its new, easy to use mobile website that you can access from your smart phone. Want to know the closest stop? Our schedules? Where to board? It’s just a click away at www.trolleytours.com/mobile and works on iPhones, iPads, Droids and Rim.
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Key West Ghosts & Gravestones

ghosts and gravestonesGhosts & Gravestones of Key West celebrated our one-year anniversary on July 31, 2011.  Ghosts & Gravestones takes our guests on a 90 minute journey through the Isle of Bones to discover the dark side of Key West's colorful history. It also features an audience with Robert the Doll inside the East Martello Fort. Coincidentally, July 31 would have also been the 102nd birthday of Elena Hoyos, a young Cuban lady who features prominently in a grave robbing story on our tour; and 2011 is the 80th anniversary of her untimely and tragic demise.  
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Cruise Ship Cams

Traveling to Key West on a cruise? Have a friend or relative that is? Be sure to check out our new Cruise Ship Cam on Pier B in Key West. The cam is located at our booth right on the dock as guests disembark and offers a fabulous view of the harbor and ship. Be sure to check our cruise ship web cam here.
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ornamentThe Harry S. Truman Little White House is pleased to offer the 2011 White House Christmas Ornament

The Little White House is pleased to announce that the 2011 White House Christmas Ornaments have arrived. This year's ornament honors the 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt. If you can't make it to the museum, you can purchase your ornament (and previous years) online. Go to: Truman Little White House Christmas Ornaments.
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