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The Senate’s August Recess Is Delayed. That Break Exists for a Reason

Mitch McConnell has delayed the Senate's August recess to focus on health care reform, but here's why Senators are used to a summer break

5 Memorable Presidential Birthdays

As Donald Trump celebrates his 71st birthday on June 14, here's a look at memorable presidential birthday parties from FDR to Nixon to Obama

This Is Why Doughnuts Are Associated With Police Officers

It turns out that the image of the police officer enjoying an on-duty doughnut is a relatively recent stereotype

Roman bathhouse found under Carlisle Cricket Club

An archaeological survey at the Carlisle Cricket Club’s Edenside ground has discovered the remains of an extraordinarily important Roman bathhouse and dozens of artifacts. Archaeology contractors Wardell Armstrong were called in to survey the site of a proposed new floodproof pavilion, expecting to find little more than random fill dumped during the construction of the [...]

Bamburgh Castle find

Bamburgh dig uncovers unique find The continued archaeological investigation of Bamburgh Castle, once the palace site of the early medieval kings of Northumbria, has revealed a marvellous new find of national significance. The copper alloy fragment is small, 23mm by 12mm, but beautifully decorated with an intricate zoomorphic representation of a bird, characteristic of […]

The Triangular Field

We last stopped by the Triangular Field to show you a controlled burn in September[...] The post The Triangular Field appeared first on Gettysburg Daily.

88th Pennsylvania Boulder Ready in Ziegler’s Grove

The Ziegler’s Grove monument to the 88th Pennsylvania as it appeared in February of 2012.This[...] The post 88th Pennsylvania Boulder Ready in Ziegler’s Grove appeared first on Gettysburg Daily.

The Roots of Surprising Passover Seder Traditions From Around the World

Joan Nathan, author of the new cookbook King Solomon's Table, sheds light on the roots of Passover traditions from around the world

The Story Behind the Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Album Cover

The famous photo that would be the album cover for The Beatles album was taken 50 years ago. Here's how it came together.

View from the Artesian Well

Gettysburg photographer William Tipton took advantage of many opportunities to haul his camera equipment to[...] The post View from the Artesian Well appeared first on Gettysburg Daily.

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