This weekend was my first opportunity to visit Gettysburg on the anniversary of the battle. My wife and I had an incredible weekend with much of it spent on the battlefield. I so enjoyed finally having the opportunity to share this battlefield with her. Both of us were struck by the number of reenactors and […]
The AMERICANIZED NEGRO Is Like A BROKEN Clock When His Rituals Are Mapped Out On An Annual Basis January 1 - Watch Night Service To Remember The Implementation Of "The Gettysburg Address" 3rd Monday In January - "MLK Jr" Federal Holiday...Show More Summary
Mother Poisons Her Toddlers With Visine via Fox News A Maryland mother was arrested Monday after she poisoned her young sons with eye drops, police in Pennsylvania said. State police in Gettysburg announced they had arrested 23-year-old Samantha Unger, of
Police in Gettysburg, Penn. arrested Samantha Elizabeth Unger, 23, after she confessed to having put bottles of Visine in her three-year-old son's drinks. Her son had to be airlifted to a hospital earlier this year after his heartbeat dropped to 40 beats per minute. Unger's one-year-old son also became sick after drinking from the three-year-old's poisoned cups. Read more...
For those who don’t get the Legion magazine, shame on you. However, I did want to share my piece from this month. Riding with the Cavalry At the 150th anniversary of Gettysburg Civil War enthusiasts gathered to re-enact a pivotal episode in U.S. military history. One hundred fifty years after it really happened, we […]
In a few weeks I will be heading to Gettysburg College for the annual Civil War Institute. Some of the most memorable experiences are spent on the battlefield walking with guides that have thought deeply about how to interpret historic landscapes. There is a short list of historians and guides who have mastered the ability […]
Every so often I re-post my encounter with a Mothman-like being I call 'The Conewago Phantom'. Since I'm going to be in Gettysburg, PA this coming weekend for Phenomacon and since the Conewago Creek is near Gettysburg, there is a chance that a local resident may be able to offer me an eyewitness report. Show More Summary
KCTS.ORG From the Learn the Address website: To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, documentarian Ken Burns, along with numerous partners, has launched a national effort to encourage everyone in America to video...Show More Summary
Yesterday the 2014 Lincoln Prize winners were announced. This year the prize was split between Allen Guelzo for his book, Gettysburg: The Last Invasion and Writing the Gettysburg Address by Martin Johnson. I read and thoroughly enjoyed Guelzo’s book, but have not have yet had a chance to read the second. It’s worth pointing out […]
A scene from the 1935 movie "Ruggles of Red Gap": The climax of the film is Laughton’s recitation of the Gettysburg Address (something that does not happen in the original story). This occurs in a saloon filled with typical American Western characters, none of whom can recall any of the lines but are spellbound by the speech. Show More Summary
From Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address to the fall of the Iron Curtain to celebrating Spanish influence on the US, Google has been working with a range of museums and galleries to... Keep reading ?
150 years ago, Lincoln made history with the Gettysburg Address. To celebrate the anniversary of this famous speech, a designer created a series of prints and notebooks featuring Lincoln's timeless words. 150 years ago, in November of...Show More Summary
I’m not the kind of guy who likes to be all controversial and stir the pot for the sake of traffic, but I’m going to buck that trend right now and offer an opinion that might be wholly unpopular. Ready? You might want to sit down because this sht’s about to get raw. Here we go… I think the Ohio State marching band is incredibly talented.
The Ohio State University Marching Band honored the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address during a home game finale Saturday, with members assembling in the shape of “1863,” the Lincoln memorial, and Civil War soldiers marching with the American flag, riding on horseback, and firing a canon. Show More Summary
The Ohio State University Marching Band has made headlines recently with some of its performances, most notably its routine that paid tribute to Michael Jackson and featured an on-field display of the king of pop’s moonwalking. This weekend, the band
The Ohio State marching band is back doing fun stuff. This time it's celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, and it's complete with marching soldiers and firing cannons. Very cool! Read more...
The Ohio State University marching band celebrated the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address with a brilliant halftime show in the Buckeyes' final home game of the season against Indiana on Saturday. Below are some of the coolest...Show More Summary
This week, instead of attending any events celebrating the 150th anniversary of the most acclaimed piece of American political oratory, President Obama opted to mark the occasion with a written statement.Obama, recall, once frequently...Show More Summary
With tomorrow being the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination I thought I’d post a couple odd factoids. This week we also saw the 150th anniversary of Gettysburg and there was a minor controversy over President Obama failing to attend. But that was not the first time a President turned down an invitation. In [...]
The Fox News regular broadly credited with creating the false accusation that President Obama omitted the words "under God" from the Gettysburg Address used the same false attack to ask whether Obama would have cut out the words "under...Show More Summary