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An article in the Feb. 3, 1912 edition of The Argus reported health officials are investigating the source of a typhoid fever that has stricken more in the area. With two more cases of typhoid reported, bringing the total up to 10, Health Officer West is...
New Mexico: This year, New Mexicans mark 100 years of statehood. But much of the state's appeal stems from its human history that goes back much further. (In 2010, Santa Fe celebrated 400 years of cityhood.) Explore here: the adobe architecture and art...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesOn a blustery late-winter afternoon at Manassas, where a muscular statue of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson marks the spot where the Confederate general earned his nickname, the Civil War lives, not separate from life in Virginia, but intricately entwined with...
Richard L. Morrill, Centre College’s 18th president (from 1982-1988), will deliver the keynote address at Centre College’s Founders Day ceremony on Jan. 19. The event is free and open to the public and will be held at 11 a.m. in Newlin Hall of...
Baltimore Sun reporterGo here: You can't visit Richmond without confronting the Civil War. The city is so rich in Civil War history that you can't miss it, even if you're not a Civil War buff. In fact, a weekend visitor invariably confronts one of two pickles: If you aren't...
THE BEST WAY TO VIRGINIA'S CIVIL WAR SITES From LAX, nonstop service to Washington Dulles (in Virginia) is offered on United, American and Virgin America; direct service (stop, no change of plane) is offered on Southwest, and connecting service (change...
Postcards from Florida» Orlando Sentinel – Postcards from FloridaFrom 2011-2015, Virginia and the Richmond region will commemorate the Sesquicentennial of Civil War with a variety of events examining the causes and impact of this most crucial event in America’s history. The array of events planned...
Hartford Courant Staff WriterFrom the heavy guns of a seacoast fort through battle-scarred Yorktown and the swampy outskirts of Richmond, the Virginia Peninsula tells the story of a massive war campaign and the evolution of warfare. Along this finger of land cut by the York and...
Special To The SunEver wonder about the difference between lager, ale and stout? Learn for yourself this weekend at Richmond's ninth annual River City Beer and Seafood Festival, which will include more than 50 microbreweries featuring various types of craft and imported...
Tribune staff reporterAs he seemed to sense when he gave his famous farewell address to his Springfield friends and neighbors, Abraham Lincoln left Illinois in early 1861 not so much to go to the White House as to go to war. The great conflict commenced two months later,...
Recently, I donated my collection of items relating to African Americans in the Civil War to a museum in formation in Richmond, Va. I began collecting more than 27 years ago, after viewing the television series "Roots," and have accumulated more than 3,...
South Florida Sun-Sentinel staff writerThe dirt road leading up from the Appomattox River is empty and silent this late summer afternoon but, for the few dozen of us on the porch of the Clover Hill Tavern, the terrible echoes of America's Civil War still hang in the air. We are listening to...
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