BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — Archaeologists scouring the grassy hillside famously trampled during the 1969 Woodstock music festival carefully sifted through the dirt from a time of peace, love, protest and good vibes.
Around sixty-five people gathered in a rural Vermilion County, Illinois cemetery for the unveiling and dedication of a military tombstone at the previously unmarked grave of Sergeant John W. Simpson of the 14th Virginia Cavalry on April 21st. The stone placed on his grave in 1918 had disapp…
Ken Morris, a resident of Eagle Creek, Oregon, and conservation planner with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, has been involved with horses for some twenty six years. Whether it’s leading a Civil War reenactment cavalry unit into battle, practicing half pass in a sand arena, participating…
Hundred Oaks Castle in Winchester is a familiar name and place to many area residents, and it still stands, nationally known for its architectural design. It is one of the few surviving structures of its kind. Nationwide, only 13 such buildings have the necessary attributes to be deemed a “c…
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Researchers say remains of a wooden ship found embedded in mud in a river delta in southwestern Alabama may be the Clotilda, the last vessel to bring slaves to the United States nearly 160 years ago.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The curator of the U.S. Naval Academy Museum wasn’t exactly sure what would be found: records indicated five display boxes long used to exhibit captured British flags from the War of 1812 actually concealed more banners underneath.
On Saturday afternoon November 18th the 61st annual Gettysburg Remembrance Day Parade was enjoyed by several thousand participants and spectators despite the temperature being in the 40’s and a steady all day rain and an unprecedented police presence providing security.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Artifacts from King Tut’s tomb are going on tour next year to mark the upcoming 100th anniversary of the discovery of the Egyptian pharaoh’s resting place.
BERLIN (AP) — A worried resident in Germany alerted police to what he thought was a World War II bomb in his garden. Officers rushed over — and found a particularly large zucchini.
It’s a quiet celebration; business as usual. The barn on the Historic Daniel Lady Farm in Gettysburg just turned 175 years of age.The German bank barn was built for Daniel and Rebecca Lady starting in the spring of 1842 and completed later that year.
NEW YORK (AP) — The American public is getting a chance to view newly discovered Jewish documents that had been presumed destroyed during the Holocaust.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s Culture Ministry says archaeologists revisiting one of the most famous shipwrecks of ancient times off southern Greece have found fragments of bronze statues and a section of the wooden hull.
As you descend into a lovely Virginia valley, you are greeted with a breathtaking view. The valley and villa is surrounded by lovely peaks that once housed several breastworks protecting the salt capital of the Confederacy. During the weekend of August 18-20, 2017 within this setting, a re…
NEW YORK (AP) — StoryCorps is hoping people give their social media apps a break for a few minutes this Thanksgiving and instead use one designed for listening.
GOLD HILL, N.C. (AP) — A funeral is planned for an Army captain who died in a crash in New Guinea more than 73 years ago, but whose remains were identified only recently.