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Every year, I visit the AAUW book sale and look for “oldies” and “goodies” missed earlier. This year, I spotted a copy of Voltaire’s “Candide,” which readers find liberally quoted in history and literature books....
email@example.comNine years before Hall of Famer Lewis Robert “Hack” Wilson set the yet-to-be-broken Major League Baseball single-season record for runs batted in, he got his professional start in Martinsburg. Wilson, who is buried in Rosedale Cemetery in...
Harry Enoch, Sun columnist and local historian, has prepared a series of articles from his upcoming book about one of the area’s most important pioneers, Capt. Billy Bush. Dunmore’s War, 1774 In April 1774, open hostilities broke out on the...
Tags: Greenbrier, Government, Ohio River, Elections, Botetourt County
Harry Enoch, Sun columnist and local historian, has prepared a series of articles from his upcoming book about one of the area’s most important pioneers, Capt. Billy Bush. Southwest Virginia Castlewood on Clinch, 1771 After Billy Bush left home,...
Tomahawk-throwing, fire-breathing and belly dancing are a few of the eclectic sights you will see this weekend at the Museum of Indian Culture's annual Artifest. The family-friendly festival provides an opportunity for many ethnic groups to celebrate...
MOUNT VERNON, Va. (AP) — A European author's take on the father of our country has won the $50,000 annual George Washington Book Prize. Stephen Brumwell's book, "George Washington: Gentleman Warrior," focuses on the earlier years of Washington's...
The Hartford CourantThe plan was a good one. I would drive out to Plymouth and hike a place called Peat Swamp Woods and explore the ruins of an old carriage factory. Then I discovered Plymouth's historic Main Street, so I took a few detours into the past before heading into...
Tags: Manchester, Wetlands, Terryville, War of 1812
MACKINAW CITY -- The Mackinaw Area Historical Society will present a program on French-Indian leader Charles de Langlade, who was made second in command at Fort Michilimackinac in 1757. Local historians Sandy Planisek and Jim Tamlyn will present the...
Tags: Arts and Culture, France
Daily American Staff WriterAt least 70 members of Clan Maclean will join their Scottish chief in Bedford County this September to honor their ancestor’s establishment of Fort Dewart. Organizers have set the attendance number as plans continue taking shape for the...
At a pivotal point in history, the deputy postmaster for all the American colonies arrived in Bethlehem because of a grave threat to Pennsylvania, where the French and their Indian allies were winning the French and Indian War. If emergency defensive...
Daily American Staff WriterALLEGHENY TOWNSHIP — In the late 1700s there weren't many nightlife options in the Laurel Highlands. When tired and thirsty pioneers made their way over the Allegheny Front to the border of modern-day Allegheny Township — a 1,000-foot...
Blogging with Bill WhiteI'm still swamped, so my list today is somewhat truncated. I figured I'd let you guys do the work. My question is: Who are the best duos in historical fiction? I read a lot of the stuff, so I'll offer......
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