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Long ago laid to rest in unmarked graves in Lombard, three soldiers who served in the Civil War and World War I are finally getting their due. In advance of Memorial Day, a committee composed of the VFW Lilac Post 5815, the Lombard Historical Commission...
A pleasant Memorial Day weekend, dear readers! Memorial Day observances will be conducted May 27 at 9 a.m. at Angel Hill Cemetery and then proceed to Tydings Memorial Park by 11 a.m. Contact the American Legion Post 47, 410-939-0234. Memorial Day...
reporterA big birthday is getting statewide attention. As WDBJ7 told you last month Fincastle Presbyterian Church is celebrating its 250th anniversary. Now that milestone is garnering recognition from the Governor and Virginia Senator Steve Newman. The...
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Books -- about the War of 1812, the Chesapeake Bay and other topics -- were popular gifts to Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley last year, according to his financial disclosure forms. He received nearly 90 books during the year, The Baltimore Sun's political...
HARBOR SPRINGS — Soon, a different kind of bicentennial war exhibit will open at the Harbor Springs Area Historical Society, thanks in part to an $8,000 grant from the Michigan Humanities Council that the society received May 10. The exhibit,...
Havre de Grace was able to pull together a respectable version of its Lafayette Trail, just in time for the bicentennial celebration of a British sacking of the city during the War of 1812. The trail is named for Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roche Gilbert...
He didn't get down on one knee, but Christopher Lee wooed his wife with a skyscraping crane she literally could call her own at the dedication of the port of Baltimore's berth capable of handling the world's largest cargo ships. As founder of Highstar...
TORONTO - Streetcars, sharks, pandas and parasols. This summer, Canada's largest city will be vibrantly alive. Just watch out for construction. The biggest news here is the planned opening this summer of Ripley's Aquarium, a $130-million project that...
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...
Kids Alive Fest Children’s Village of Washington County holds its open house and community safety day. Activities include: helicopter landing, 11 a.m., weather and emergency calls permitting; K-9 demonstration, noon; auto extrication demo, 1 p.m.;...
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On this morning 200 years ago, a plucky Irish immigrant, John O'Neill, matched wits with British Adm. Sir George Cockburn, a veteran sea dog in command of a fleet of 19 vessels that sailed into Havre de Grace during the War of 1812. O'Neill was born in...
New LondonIn Southeastern Connecticut, the War of 1812 was up-close and personal. Most people know that the British attacked both Essex and Stonington. However, few people know about the other local events in that war. In Niantic, the British burned the bridge at...
Tags: Politics, Long Island Sound, New London County, Government, Book
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