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Is this sentence correct:

I remember a lot of interesting stories happened here.

Unless I want to write the full sentence it will be pretty fine.

But:

I remember a lot of interesting stories that has happened here.

And in this context I should change the Present Perfect part with Past Perfect.

Last summer I visited the places where I had spent my childhood. I remember a lot of interesting stories that had happened here.

Or I'd rather write:

Last summer I visited the places where I had spent my childhood. I remembered a lot of interesting stories that had happened here.

  • went to sounds too simple. Last summer I visited the places where I spent my childhood. I remember a lot of interesting stories that happened there. – SovereignSun May 4 '17 at 16:50
  • Both remember and remembered are possible. – SovereignSun May 4 '17 at 16:53
  • @SovereignSun, I've rewritten it. It was a mechanical typo. Thanks. – Anthony Voronkov May 4 '17 at 18:11
  • I didn't say it was a mistake. – SovereignSun May 4 '17 at 18:13
  • @SovereignSun, so, if we don't pay attention to the reduced adjective clause, we will say had happened? – Anthony Voronkov May 4 '17 at 18:24
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You don't need the perfect at all. You can keep it to simple aspect, past tense:

Last summer I visited the places where I had spent my childhood. I remembered a lot of interesting stories that happened here.

Actually, you can lose the had in the first sentence, too.

Now, I can question your use of here, where I might use there. I can question the idea of stories that happened. But there's really no need to complicate the question of tense and aspect here. Things happened, in the past. Simple past is all that is necessary.

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