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South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- On the day when he would have turned 190, about 40 people gathered Saturday where Schuyler Colfax once lived, at 601 W. Colfax Ave., and spoke of his role to end slavery and uplift civil rights. "He's sort of our (Abraham) Lincoln," said...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana drivers may have a new option for license plates if a bill to create a "Don't Tread on Me" plate clears the General Assembly. Republican Sen. Mike Delph of Carmel introduced the bill to create a license plate with a...
Tags: Indiana, Tea Party Movement
It was a hot day in Highland Park. Len and I had just returned to the campaign headquarters for Gil Cedillo, candidate for Los Angeles City Council, District 1. Even though we live in La Caņada and despite the endorsement of Cedillo's opponent by our...
Tags: Elections, Politics, Gil Cedillo, Local Elections
Saturday, May 25 • Rose Hill Cemetery, 600 S. Potomac St., annual Memorial Day service, 9:30 a.m. Speaker is U.S. Army Lt. Col. (retired) Arthur Callaham, Civil War re-enactors bagpiper, color guard and more. • Sharpsburg, 145th annual...
Tags: U.S. Army, Memorial Day, Battle of Antietam, Holidays, Culture
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...
Tags: Memorial Day, Rentals, Holidays, Music, High Schools
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...
Tags: Arts and Culture
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...
Tags: Music Industry, U.S. Army, Revolutions, Memorial Day, Animals
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...
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,...
Tags: Haddam, Commuting, Colchester, Travel, Old Saybrook
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...
Tags: Heroism, George Washington
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,...
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