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Gazette
Wotton-Edge community trust donates £5,000 to community groups in the townin the area. Money was given to 1st Wotton Scouts, Wotton Arts Project, Wotton
Wotton-Edge community trust donates £5,000 to community groups in the town
Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
in the area. Money was given to 1st Wotton Scouts, Wotton Arts Project, Wotton Community Sports Foundation, Wotton Historical Society and Wotton Youth Liaison. Wotton’s Scouting group will use the money to invest in benches. WCSF will put... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Retired Wayne County couple grows mix of flowers, edibles for rich gardenscapeit. It’s nice.” Their hard work pays off with great attention from neighbors a
Retired Wayne County couple grows mix of flowers, edibles for rich gardenscape
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
it. It’s nice.” Their hard work pays off with great attention from neighbors and passersby, as well as the Wayne County Historical Society, which featured their property in its Gardenscape Tour in July. “We had 120 people come through in a... Read more
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The Age
Forgotten story of the day 14 footballers drowned off MorningtonJames Caldwell, father of three men who died in the 1892 boating accident off M
Forgotten story of the day 14 footballers drowned off Mornington
The Age / Posted 4 hours ago
James Caldwell, father of three men who died in the 1892 boating accident off Mornington. Photo: Mornington and District Historical Society The sole body found in the boat, that of Alfred Lawrence, 19, tangled in ropes, was naked. And clothing... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Paul F. McCarthyof the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, the Sanibel & Captiva Islands C
Paul F. McCarthy
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 4 hours ago
of the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce, the Captiva Island Historical Society, and the Captiva Civic Association. Paul has left a rich and full legacy of stewardship and ecotourism... Read more
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Orange County Register
What was in Dana Point's time capsule?more than 1,000 people at Baby Beach to celebrate the time capsule unveiling.
What was in Dana Point's time capsule?
Orange County Register / Posted 5 hours ago
more than 1,000 people at Baby Beach to celebrate the time capsule unveiling. The event was sponsored by the Dana Point Historical Society and OC Parks. It included comments from Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Lisa Bartlett, a Dana Point... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Car show will be benefit eventis holding an open house 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday with a program on the Packard famil
Car show will be benefit event
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 5 hours ago
is holding an open house 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday with a program on the Packard family presented by Dan Mathey of Trumbull County Historical Society. Admission is free. To reach the 24-hour information referral and crisis intervention service in Trumbull... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Descendants of Devereux see his legacyGlenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association — which occupies part of the former
Descendants of Devereux see his legacy
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 5 hours ago
Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association — which occupies part of the former First National Bank building — the Frontier Historical Society, the Rail Museum, the Glenwood Center for the Arts — currently in the process of moving back into the... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Remember when?County Historical Society It's football time again! Shown is the 1904 Escanaba
Remember when?
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 5 hours ago
County Historical Society It's football time again! Shown is the 1904 Escanaba football team posing for its formal picture. The style is definitely different from current football team pictures. Escanaba has a long history of successful teams. Each... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Mobile museum tells zep’s storyacross from the Shenandoah Memorial. "We play a huge part in American history,
Mobile museum tells zep’s story
The Marietta Times / Posted 6 hours ago
across from the Shenandoah Memorial. "We play a huge part in American history," said Rayner. She said the Noble County Historical Society asked her to be a part of some of their events on that day so she wanted to open the museum to the public... Read more
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WestportNow
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 9:30 a.m. - 17 Edgewater Place, Norwalk - Westport Historical Society Guide
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
WestportNow / Posted 6 hours ago
9:30 a.m. - 17 Edgewater Place, Norwalk - Westport Historical Society Guided Tour of Copps Island Oysters 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “the beautiful POND” 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. -... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKand their guests, 6:30 p.m., St. Paul School gym; bring a dish to share and tab
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 6 hours ago
and their guests, 6:30 p.m., St. Paul School gym; bring a dish to share and table service. Beverages provided. Winona Area Historical Society, 6:30 p.m., historical society museum. Food distribution, 9-11:30 a.m., Salem Community Pantry, 794 E.... Read more
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Herkimer Evening Telegram
Historian making Tuesday stop in Rome on tugboat journeythe earliest depictions of what was the considered an engineering marvel.While
Historian making Tuesday stop in Rome on tugboat journey
Herkimer Evening Telegram / Posted 6 hours ago
the earliest depictions of what was the considered an engineering marvel.While in Rome, Cohn plans on presenting the Rome Historical Society with copies of some of Hopkins’ prints, as he’s done at other museums and historical societies along the... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown news, Obituaries, Tributes, GERTRUDE G. FERENCAK, Youngstown, Ohiofor Anthony Vivo. Gertrude was active at St. Dominic Church, Catholic Daughters
Youngstown news, Obituaries, Tributes, GERTRUDE G. FERENCAK, Youngstown, Ohio
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 7 hours ago
for Anthony Vivo. Gertrude was active at St. Dominic Church, Catholic Daughters, Rosary Altar and a member of the Boardman Historical Society. Her husband, Irwin L. Ferencak, whom she married Oct. 29, 1938, passed away Feb. 8, 1972. She leaves to... Read more
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Herkimer Evening Telegram
Historian making Tuesday stop Rome on tugboat journeythe earliest depictions of what was the considered an engineering marvel.While
Historian making Tuesday stop Rome on tugboat journey
Herkimer Evening Telegram / Posted 7 hours ago
the earliest depictions of what was the considered an engineering marvel.While in Rome, Cohn plans on presenting the Rome Historical Society with copies of some of Hopkins’ prints, as he’s done at other museums and historical societies along the... Read more
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WestportNow
Welcome to Compo Mill CoveMonday, August 29, 2016 Sue Gold, executive director of the Westport Histori
Welcome to Compo Mill Cove
WestportNow / Posted 8 hours ago
Monday, August 29, 2016 Sue Gold, executive director of the Westport Historical Society, tonight welcomes guests to a benefit end of summer party at the Compo Mill Cov home of Robin Tauck (l). Tauck was a sponsor of the... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Paintings presumed stolen from Dunkirk MuseumIt's a betrayal of trust, it's a senseless act just like any crime is, “said Di
Paintings presumed stolen from Dunkirk Museum
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 9 hours ago
It's a betrayal of trust, it's a senseless act just like any crime is, “said Diane Andrasik, President of the Dunkirk Historical Society. Missing from the museum on Washington Street are four framed paintings by Dunkirk native George Eggers,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Arlington Heights Rotary awards more than $27,000 in grantshas given out. Grants ranging from $500 to $1,500 went to 20 groups within the
Arlington Heights Rotary awards more than $27,000 in grants
Daily Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
has given out. Grants ranging from $500 to $1,500 went to 20 groups within the community, including the Arlington Heights Historical Society, Clearbrook, the District 214 Educational Foundation, Lutheran Home, Shelter Inc., and Arlington Heights... Read more
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Queensland Times
This week's community billboardThursday of the month 7-9pm at 1st floor, Humanities Building, corner South and
This week's community billboard
Queensland Times / Posted 13 hours ago
Thursday of the month 7-9pm at 1st floor, Humanities Building, corner South and Nicholas Sts. 32887007. NEW CHUM: Ipswich Historical Society Cooneana Heritage Centre, 1041 Redbank Pls Rd. Open from 10am-2pm on Thursdays and Saturdays and the... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
Suffolk County Historical Society unveils 10 Towns exhibitNICOLE SMITH PHOTO The late 1800s featured a lot of change for the country —
Suffolk County Historical Society unveils 10 Towns exhibit
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 14 hours ago
NICOLE SMITH PHOTO The late 1800s featured a lot of change for the country — President James A. Garfield was assassinated, skyscrapers rose throughout cities, electric lighting became more... Read more
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The Mercury News
New recreation center to be named after 'Mr. Milpitas'made his Main Street block the meeting place of the town in its early decades,"
New recreation center to be named after 'Mr. Milpitas'
The Mercury News / Posted 14 hours ago
made his Main Street block the meeting place of the town in its early decades," the book states. According to the Milpitas Historical Society, McGuire Park -- named after Bob McGuire, the city's first director of parks and recreation, from 1964 to... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
You won't believe where McDonald's opened its first drive-thruof oak built by its buyer, who thought it important enough to be framed for his
You won't believe where McDonald's opened its first drive-thru
The Arizona Republic / Posted 14 hours ago
of oak built by its buyer, who thought it important enough to be framed for history. In April 2014, the Sierra Vista Historical Society unveiled a plaque commemorating the city’s place in McDonald’s history. Several residents gathered at the... Read more
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DNA Info
NY Historical Society Examines 'Embarrassing Defeat' at Battle of Brooklynto get crowds interested in coming to see "a story of American defeat," said Va
NY Historical Society Examines 'Embarrassing Defeat' at Battle of Brooklyn
DNA Info / Posted 16 hours ago
to get crowds interested in coming to see "a story of American defeat," said Valerie Paley, chief historian at the New-York Historical Society. While Paley said "you hear all about Lexington and Concord, Yorktown, Saratoga," the largest single... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichHigh School, Folsom House, 10 Hillside Road. For more information, visit www.Gr
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 16 hours ago
High School, Folsom House, 10 Hillside Road. For more information, visit www.Greenwichace.com or call 203-625-7423. Historical Society annual meeting tickets available The Greenwich Historical Society’s 85th annual meeting and lecture is... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
Suffolk County Historical Society unveils 10 Towns exhibitindustry was flourishing and tourism was thriving in coastal towns. It also sa
Suffolk County Historical Society unveils 10 Towns exhibit
The Suffolk Times / Posted 17 hours ago
industry was flourishing and tourism was thriving in coastal towns. It also saw the creation of the Suffolk County Historical Society in 1886. Now, 130 years later, the organization is celebrating the anniversary with an exhibition... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Suffolk County Historical Society unveils 10 Towns exhibitindustry was flourishing and tourism was thriving in coastal towns. It also sa
Suffolk County Historical Society unveils 10 Towns exhibit
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 18 hours ago
industry was flourishing and tourism was thriving in coastal towns. It also saw the creation of the Suffolk County Historical Society in 1886. Now, 130 years later, the organization is celebrating the anniversary with an exhibition... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Public meetings set on Lake Champlain cleanup planmeetings are planned for Monday, one at the South Burlington DoubleTree Hotel a
Public meetings set on Lake Champlain cleanup plan
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 20 hours ago
meetings are planned for Monday, one at the South Burlington DoubleTree Hotel at 1 p.m. and another at the St. Albans Historical Society at 6 p.m. Another will be held in Rutland on Tuesday at 6 p.m. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Sail into the sunsetCoddington St. Tickets are required and are available at the Quincy Chamber of
Sail into the sunset
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 23 hours ago
Coddington St. Tickets are required and are available at the Quincy Chamber of Commerce, 180 Old Colony Ave., at the Quincy Historical Society, 8 Adams St., and at NorthEast Community Bank, 281 Quincy Ave. They may also be reserved by calling... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Seen any a good books lately?play authentic games and sing along to period tunes in a colonial tavern atmosp
Seen any a good books lately?
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 23 hours ago
play authentic games and sing along to period tunes in a colonial tavern atmosphere. Hosted by members of the Oliver Estate Historical Society, with proceeds benefiting renovations to the Oliver house. Admission is $25. Reservations required. E-mail... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Heritage Day caps festivitiesrevitalization organization. The parade was added in 2000 for the second Herita
Heritage Day caps festivities
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
revitalization organization. The parade was added in 2000 for the second Heritage Day. The Greater Shenandoah Area Historical Society founded Heritage Day in 1999 to recognize the many ethnicities and cultures that have been part of the... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Leetonia festival has historical feel this yearArchives and Research Center in Lisbon. "Some of the postcards are one of a ki
Leetonia festival has historical feel this year
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted yesterday
Archives and Research Center in Lisbon. "Some of the postcards are one of a kind," she said. Leetonia used to have a historical society, but the group disbanded with the holdings given to the library, according to Lutz. She said the village... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Janelle A. Sarbachto the Orwell United Methodist Church, where she was organist, singer and board
Janelle A. Sarbach
Tribune Chronicle / Posted yesterday
to the Orwell United Methodist Church, where she was organist, singer and board member. She was an officer of the Windsor Historical Society. She volunteered her warmth and music at nursing homes. She had many friends in the Amish community. She... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
No winner yet in Garrettsville raffle; jackpot could be $1.6Mto reach that level. He said a separate 50-50 drawing has helped raise some big
No winner yet in Garrettsville raffle; jackpot could be $1.6M
Tribune Chronicle / Posted yesterday
to reach that level. He said a separate 50-50 drawing has helped raise some big money for charities, like the Cleveland Historical Society. This Sunday, $54,000 will be going to help build new stadium grandstands at Garrettsville Garfield High... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Charles D. Sarbachwas devoted to his wife, children, and grandchildren, and the Orwell United Met
Charles D. Sarbach
Tribune Chronicle / Posted yesterday
was devoted to his wife, children, and grandchildren, and the Orwell United Methodist Church. He was president of Windsor Historical Society. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and knife collecting. He loved his classic 1987 Grand National T-Type. He is... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Author John Berendt to headline Milford Readers and Writers Festivalwith local writers. There will also be programs on Milford’s Science Fiction le
Author John Berendt to headline Milford Readers and Writers Festival
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted yesterday
with local writers. There will also be programs on Milford’s Science Fiction legacy, presented by the Pike County Historical Society. Visit milfordreadersandwriters.com for more information, or to buy a festival pass or Humans Collective... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEKof 1970, breakfast, 10 a.m., Perkins Restaurant. Salem High School Class of 19
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted yesterday
of 1970, breakfast, 10 a.m., Perkins Restaurant. Salem High School Class of 1963, lunch, 11:30 a.m., BB Rooners Salem Historical Society Museum, 208 S. Broadway Ave., open 1-4 p.m. Garden Gift Shop open. Featured exhibit: "Then and Now."... Read more
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Salem News
Leetonia residents celebrate the village’s 150 year historyArchives and Research Center in Lisbon. "Some of the postcards are one of a ki
Leetonia residents celebrate the village’s 150 year history
Salem News / Posted yesterday
Archives and Research Center in Lisbon. "Some of the postcards are one of a kind," she said. Leetonia used to have a historical society, but the group disbanded with the holdings given to the library, according to Lutz. She said the village... Read more
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WestportNow
Monday, August 29, 2016a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Westport Weston Family YMCA - Blood Pressure Self-Monitorin
Monday, August 29, 2016
WestportNow / Posted yesterday
a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Westport Weston Family YMCA - Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Westport Historical Society - “the beautiful POND” 11 a.m. - noon - King’s Highway Elementary playground - Kindergarten Play... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Campbell cop publishes book featuring snapshots of city’s pastfound many of the images while combing through the attic of the home of Florenc
Campbell cop publishes book featuring snapshots of city’s past
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
found many of the images while combing through the attic of the home of Florence Galida, president of the Campbell Historical Society. Galida grew up during the 1930s at a company home built for workers at the Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co.,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Scranton trivia game might get updaterest before Christmas. One Point, the company Mr. Maopolski works for, had the
Scranton trivia game might get update
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
rest before Christmas. One Point, the company Mr. Maopolski works for, had the game made in partnership with Lackawanna Historical Society. “It sold great,” Mr. Maopolski said. “I had lots of good comments from people who said they had a great... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Heritage Center expansion breaks groundfor residents and visitors, housed in a former bank branch building and opened
Heritage Center expansion breaks ground
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
for residents and visitors, housed in a former bank branch building and opened in 2013 by the Charleston-Calhoun-Hiwassee Historical Society. Charleston in 1838 was known as Fort Cass, the federal headquarters for the Cherokee Trail of Tears... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Sail into the sunsetCoddington St. Tickets are required and are available at the Quincy Chamber of
Sail into the sunset
The Patriot Ledger / Posted yesterday
Coddington St. Tickets are required and are available at the Quincy Chamber of Commerce, 180 Old Colony Ave., at the Quincy Historical Society, 8 Adams St., and at NorthEast Community Bank, 281 Quincy Ave. They may also be reserved by calling... Read more
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Daily Press
Mathews Hotel site slated for dig at Market Daysstarting to do it," said Forrest Morgan. "Markets Days will be a good time to d
Mathews Hotel site slated for dig at Market Days
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
starting to do it," said Forrest Morgan. "Markets Days will be a good time to do some of that work." Volunteers with the historical society and the Fairfield Foundation, along with the Archaeological Society of Virginia and Tidewater Virginia... Read more
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Daily Herald
New images, artifacts shed light on Indiana archaeologistthe Works Progress Administration, and later by hosting summer field schools th
New images, artifacts shed light on Indiana archaeologist
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
the Works Progress Administration, and later by hosting summer field schools there with Indiana University and the Indiana Historical Society. Although the pictures and slides donated to Angel Mounds include images of Glenn and Ida Black at the... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
History Day in Norwichtown showcases region and its past— Colonial games, performances by fife and drum corps and historical re-enactor
History Day in Norwichtown showcases region and its past
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted yesterday
— Colonial games, performances by fife and drum corps and historical re-enactors were all part of the Norwich Historical Society's History Day Sunday on the Norwichtown green.More than 30 organizations, including historical societies... Read more
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Northern Star
Name of station a clue to history of areawas the name of a property originally owned by Mr T.H. Booker. Prepared by Geo
Name of station a clue to history of area
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
was the name of a property originally owned by Mr T.H. Booker. Prepared by Geoff and Margaret Henderson for Richmond River Historical Society, 02 6621 9993. info@richhistory.org.au. Museum at 165 Molesworth St, Lismore, is open 10am-4pm... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Ontario County suffragists: 'Their rights and nothing less'girls, I have tried to educate them on how the rights they enjoy today came abo
Ontario County suffragists: 'Their rights and nothing less'
MPNnow.com / Posted yesterday
girls, I have tried to educate them on how the rights they enjoy today came about.”In Ontario CountyThe Ontario County Historical Society has enlisted the help of historians and history buffs in communities across the county by launching the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
This wealthy farmer is taking on Sacramento: ‘God help you if you disagree with him’and homeless shelters to hospital and police foundations, a Mexican heritage ce
This wealthy farmer is taking on Sacramento: ‘God help you if you disagree with him’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
and homeless shelters to hospital and police foundations, a Mexican heritage center, theater and opera groups and his local historical society. Through a separate foundation, Cortopassi is granting scholarships to community college students. He told... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Last chance to go to the Marshfield FairCoddington St. Tickets are required and are available at the Quincy Chamber of
Last chance to go to the Marshfield Fair
The Patriot Ledger / Posted yesterday
Coddington St. Tickets are required and are available at the Quincy Chamber of Commerce, 180 Old Colony Ave., at the Quincy Historical Society, 8 Adams St., and at NorthEast Community Bank, 281 Quincy Ave. They may also be reserved by calling... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Garretson Historical Building Gets $5,000 GrantThe Garretson Historical Society was awarded a $5,000 grant to help restore the
Garretson Historical Building Gets $5,000 Grant
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted yesterday
The Garretson Historical Society was awarded a $5,000 grant to help restore the windows in its building. The South Dakota Community Foundation awarded the grant to help replace upper-story windows in the building that was built in 1889. The... Read more
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BBC News
US anthem and flag: Etiquette and lawhim to do this only during the pledge, and to only sing during the anthem.Media
US anthem and flag: Etiquette and law
BBC News / Posted yesterday
him to do this only during the pledge, and to only sing during the anthem.Media captionAlexandra Deutsch, from the Maryland Historical Society, tells the BBC how America got its national anthemThe Star-Spangled Banner - first verse Oh, say can you... Read more
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