At carnivals and state fairs across the country, curious onlookers were drawn to the Fuhrer's chariot
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Archaeologists have discovered an unusual pyramid-shaped tomb on the south bank of the Yellow River in Zhengzhou, central China. A small village once occupied the property, but it was displaced to make way for a new residential development to be constructed in its place. Before the new apartment complex goes up, a team from the [...]
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Read a letter from one prominent abolitionist of the 1820s to another, describing what she knew of the planned slave rebellion
Above the entrance a plaque proclaimed the shop to be "The Cheapest Bookstore in the World"
On Thursday, as I announced earlier, I’ll speak at Longfellow House–Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site about “Washington’s Riflemen: Heroes or Headaches?”Here are extracts from two journals in the summer of 1775 showing both sides of those Continental soldiers from Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Maryland.First, Dr. Show More Summary
While in most of Greece the custom of exposing unwanted children (usually girls) was driven by the economic interests of the child’s father, in Sparta infanticide was conducted by the state for the sake of ensuring a citizen body capable of fulfilling its military duties. Show More Summary
On the eve of the Ides of March we start with a cartoon -- Caesar with a contemporary twist. My thanks to Guido Giuntini for allowing me to us this. Does everyone know the details of Caesar’s death? Perhaps a review would be helpful....Show More Summary
Last year, the grave of a wealthy 10th century woman was discovered in Enghøj on the Jutland peninsula of Denmark. Archaeologists from the Museum East Jutland were excited to find a gilt bronze buckle of Irish or Scottish manufacture in the grave. The woman wore it to pin the ends of her petticoat together, but [...]
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Rachel Maddow compared the situation to this Richard Nixon scandal
Winds gusts were measured up to 30 MPH this afternoon. The snow was blowing against[...] The post Snow Closes Some Battlefield Avenues appeared first on Gettysburg Daily.
An accusation in Minnesota shines a light on the war criminals who managed to blend into American society in the years after World War II
Speakeasies are so 2012—this place has actual secrets
A madman, a conspiracy and a lot of angry politicians
This video is worth watching in its entirety. It features a young African American female rap artist, who goes by the name Genesis B. She is originally from Biloxi, Mississippi, […]
Run by the United Nations, Kloster Indersdorf took a revolutionary approach in caring for its charges
The Kernstown Battlefield, located just south of Winchester, Va., will receive a gift of 37.4 acres from the Civil War Trust on March 23, the anniversary of the First Kernstown Battle. The battle is remembered as the only one that Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson lost during his famous 1862 Valley Campaign. The newest addition to […]