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It's a little-known fact that Mountain View Cemetery in Altadena may have one of the largest collections of remains of Civil War veterans outside of the areas where the battles were fought. According to Nick Smith, a historian who works at the...
New BritainMayor Timothy E. O'Brien and the Veterans Commission announced today that the New Britain Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting the 2013 Memorial Day Services. The Memorial Day Services are commemorative ceremonies that recognize and honor the...
Before “American Gothic” and his other paintings, artist Grant Wood left his mark at the Veterans Memorial Building in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Wood, who grew up in Cedar Rapids, designed a 24-foot stained-glass window for the memorial, which was...
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When it comes to memoirs written by musicians, the divide between the stage and page can be quite stark. Some of the best — Keith Richards' "Life" or Bob Dylan's "Chronicles: Volume One" — place the reader square center in the backstage...
When she thinks of Fort Carroll, the abandoned 19th-century military installation in the Patapsco River, Beverly Eisenberg thinks of her grandfather — and of duckpin bowling balls. She visited the six-sided artificial island as a little girl, just...
Think that you have to go to Europe to find centuries-old fortresses and other historic sites? Think again. Right here in Florida there is plenty to intrigue history buffs. Here are five Florida historic sites arranged alphabetically by site name that...
The U.S. government is paying billions to war veterans and their families, including monthly payments to the children of Civil War veterans. More than $40 billion annually is being paid out to soldiers and survivors of the Civil War, the Spanish-...
Orlando Opinionators - Orlando SentinelWith Black History Month moving into full swing, photos of the same five black activists are plastered on the news, posters and flyers. The same line from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream speech” is repeated over and over...
WASHINGTON -- One-hundred-and-thirteen years after John J. Pershing recommended him for promotion, Sgt. Paschal Conley, a Buffalo Soldier, would posthumously be elevated to second lieutenant under a Senate-approved defense bill. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-...
100 years ago — 1912 The marriage of Ruby Lee Wilkerson and William E. Hobbs, which recently was solemnized, marked the closing chapter in a romantic meeting and courtship. Mr. Hobbs was a United States soldier en route to the Phillippine...
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ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — Volunteers have spruced up the forgotten headstone of a Medal of Honor recipient from the Civil War in an Elkhart cemetery. The headstone in Elkhart's Grace Lawn Cemetery shows that Capt. Orville Tyron Chamberlain died in 1929....
Check out festivals and events in September across the state. Check out statewide events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below: Coming up this week Through Nov. 2 (Select Nights): Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party,...
May 17, 2013 |Story| Pasadena Sun
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