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Add three concerts, a ballet performance and a new party for an autism group to the traditional Memorial Day salutes to veterans in the city and county. Organizers are counting on families sticking around for the long weekend instead of getting out of...
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The Hartford CourantSometimes David Loda feels like a time traveler. The Bolton resident has been engaging in historic reenactments since 2004 and says that the experience of recreating the past can be awe inspiring. "I will never forget the first time I ever visited...
Daily American Staff Writer, @daalyssacA historical landmark of the National Road in Addison Borough could have been reduced to a gas station in 1919. But the Great Crossings Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution bought the Petersburg Tollhouse to save it from demolition. Now...
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WashingtonEach year, the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) present the Good Citizenship Award to youth who demonstrate exceptional character, dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism. On May1, the Judea Chapter of DAR honored several high...
At the Saturday, Feb. 9 Harbor of Grace Chapter meeting of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the membership was treated to a presentation by Dawn Fairchild, "Image of a Hero - Recreating George Washington's Revolutionary War Uniform." Fairchild...
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Tucked away in the state's capital, adjacent to the Naval Academy, sits the Peggy Stewart House, a historic house that played an important role in the American Revolution and was home at different times to a signer of the Constitution and a signer of...
"Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution" by Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking, 398 pages, $32.95. This is a non-fiction account of before, during and after the Battle of Bunker Hill. The Founding Fathers generally associated with Boston — John Adams,...
The Hartford CourantThree more Republican legislators have joined the fight against the state's plan to double fares on the landmark Connecticut River ferries. State Reps. Prasad Srinvasan, R-Glastonbury, Melissa Ziobron, R-East Haddam, and Marilyn Giuliano, R-Old Saybrook,...
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Police chief supports Zook in Pa. judicial race To the editor: As the chief of the Shippensburg (Pa.) Police Department and a retired state police sergeant with more than 40 years of combined experience, I write this endorsement. I have had the...
firstname.lastname@example.orgRevolutionary War Major Gen. Adam Stephen, Martinsburg’s founder, was a rival of George Washington’s in Virginia politics before he was removed from his post in the Army, his biographer said Tuesday. Stephen’s dismissal after the...
HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "12th of Never" by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Little, Brown, $27.99). Detective Lindsay Boxer attempts to solve two murders, one of which was foreseen by a psychic professor. Last week: — 2. "The Hit" by David...
"I cannot pretend to describe the horror of the scene," Adjutant John Waller, a British soldier, would write of the Battle of Bunker Hill. He nevertheless tries. Inside the fortifications, as the British overwhelmed the provincial forces, "'twas streaming...
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