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email@example.comJust about anyone in Hagerstown and Washington County is familiar with the name Jonathan Hager. Many know him as the founder of Maryland’s sixth largest city, the “Father of Washington County” or they’re aware that a historic...
firstname.lastname@example.orgNine 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...
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...
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......
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...
Staff WriterThe 28th chief of a Scottish clan is planning to visit Fort Dewart in Bedford County during the weekend of Sept. 22. According to Ian MacLean of the Clan Maclean Heritage Trust, Sir Lachlan Hector Charles Maclean will make a flight to America next...
Soup sale The Milford United Methodist Church’s Women’s Fellowship Vegetable Soup Sale Sept. 28. Soup will be available per quart. Place an order by Sept. 24 by calling 814-445-2371 (Margaret Klink) or 814-445-8144 (Nellie Wolk). Pick up...
Armed with weed whackers and rakes, the Great Crossings Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) set out to provide sunshine to some of the members' ancestors at the Cramer-King Cemetery on the Jack Tressler property in New Centerville. ...
Fall Festival The 5th annual Fall Festival at Rockwood Fire Hall, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 29. Hay rides, fire truck rides, food vendors, children’s activities, contests and entertainment. Benefits the Rockwood fire department. 814-926-4030. ...
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