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Philly.com
Rites Of Summer: Porches of Cape MayAmy S. Rosenberg, Inquirer Staff Writer Posted: Saturday, August 29, 2015, 1:08
Rites Of Summer: Porches of Cape May
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
Amy S. Rosenberg, Inquirer Staff Writer Posted: Saturday, August 29, 2015, 1:08 AM Especially in this quieter time before the official "Tea on the Porch" ritual - when guests appear from nowhere to scamper after pastries and tea and suddenly fill... Read more
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Washington Post
Grant Memorial gets a facelift as story of its tormented sculptor is retoldThe bronze face looks etched with worry, the brow creased, the eyes sunken from
Grant Memorial gets a facelift as story of its tormented sculptor is retold
Washington Post / Posted 3 days ago
The bronze face looks etched with worry, the brow creased, the eyes sunken from overwork. It is not the face of a soldier about to be trampled by charging cavalry horses. But that is how the sculptor, Henry Merwin Shrady, chose to depict himself in... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Lyme Village to celebrate 90th birthday of founderThe Rev. Will Cook celebrated his 90th birthday Wednesday. Cook said he helped
Lyme Village to celebrate 90th birthday of founder
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
The Rev. Will Cook celebrated his 90th birthday Wednesday. Cook said he helped found the Historic Lyme Village Association, and the location has grown from just a couple of buildings to an entire village. "I have a thrill to see what has become of... Read more
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The Buffalo News
180 letters by Civil War soldier from Akron donated to Niagara CountyLOCKPORT – The great-great-grandson of an Akron native who joined a Civil War i
180 letters by Civil War soldier from Akron donated to Niagara County
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
LOCKPORT – The great-great-grandson of an Akron native who joined a Civil War infantry regiment in Niagara County donated his ancestor’s complete collection of more than 180 wartime letters to the Niagara County Historian’s Office on Wednesday. The... Read more
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Wilson County News
Letter: It’s time to store the flagMy adopted home state, the Commonwealth of Virginia, is replete with statues an
Letter: It’s time to store the flag
Wilson County News / Posted 4 days ago
My adopted home state, the Commonwealth of Virginia, is replete with statues and highway historical markers of the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. My intent in this letter to the editor, which was published by my local paper, the Daily Press, is not to... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
America the Beautiful: National Park Service turns 99The National Park Service is nearing a milestone as it celebrates its 99th birt
America the Beautiful: National Park Service turns 99
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 5 days ago
The National Park Service is nearing a milestone as it celebrates its 99th birthday Tuesday. Congress established the National Park Service on August 25, 1916 to care for and protect the growing number of national parks in the United States. The... Read more
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Deseret News
2 'art detectives' solve an LDS Church history art mysteryTwo "art detectives" have solved a Church history art mystery. Enoch Wood Perr
2 'art detectives' solve an LDS Church history art mystery
Deseret News / Posted 8 days ago
Two "art detectives" have solved a Church history art mystery. Enoch Wood Perry Jr. was a 19th century American painter known for his thematic and stylistic works, including many portraits and landscapes. In the 1860s he was commissioned by the... Read more
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Salon.com
Race, power and our flawed understanding of politics: David Simon’s “Show Me a Hero” is not about the pastWe hear any number of quotable nostrums about politics over the course of “Sho
Race, power and our flawed understanding of politics: David Simon’s “Show Me a Hero” is not about the past
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
We hear any number of quotable nostrums about politics over the course of “Show Me a Hero,” the didactic, bracing and ultimately deeply moving HBO miniseries from David Simon and Paul Haggis about an obscure 1980s political crisis in an obscure... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Book review - Two Civil War titles : Bloody Autumn and Their Last Full MeasureFor 'tis your thoughts that now must deck our kings, carry them here and there;
Book review - Two Civil War titles : Bloody Autumn and Their Last Full Measure
Staten Island Advance / Posted 11 days ago
For 'tis your thoughts that now must deck our kings, carry them here and there; jumping o'er times, turning the accomplishments of many years into an hourglass: - Chorus from Henry V :prologue. When my son and I were at Gettysburg two weekends ago,... Read more
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Washington Post
Clintons and Obamas to mingle on Martha’s Vineyard this weekendMARTHA’S VINEYARD, Mass. — When Bill Clinton and his family were preparing to s
Clintons and Obamas to mingle on Martha’s Vineyard this weekend
Washington Post / Posted 16 days ago
MARTHA’S VINEYARD, Mass. — When Bill Clinton and his family were preparing to spend their first presidential vacation on this secluded island in 1993, a 7-year-old islander shared her concerns. “Please tell Chelsea’s Mom about ticks,” she wrote in a... Read more
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The Farmington Daily Times
Sen. Heinrich talks about mining law reform during Farmington visitAZTEC — U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich helped fill troughs used to water livestock t
Sen. Heinrich talks about mining law reform during Farmington visit
The Farmington Daily Times / Posted 16 days ago
AZTEC — U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich helped fill troughs used to water livestock today as local farmers and ranches relied on stored and transported water and waited for word they can reopen irrigation ditches that were closed to prevent contamination... Read more
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Henrietta Post
Salvatore's Pizza owner to re-open 1872 CaféThe Rochester landmark known as the 1872 Café will re-open on Tuesday, Aug. 18
Salvatore's Pizza owner to re-open 1872 Café
Henrietta Post / Posted 17 days ago
The Rochester landmark known as the 1872 Café will re-open on Tuesday, Aug. 18 under the ownership of the Rochester based Salvatore’s Pizza Family.The 1872 Café originally opened on Sept. 20, 2012 as part of the Voters Block Community, a $20 million... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
Salvatore's Pizza owner to re-open 1872 CaféThe Rochester landmark known as the 1872 Café will re-open on Tuesday, Aug. 18
Salvatore's Pizza owner to re-open 1872 Café
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted 17 days ago
The Rochester landmark known as the 1872 Café will re-open on Tuesday, Aug. 18 under the ownership of the Rochester based Salvatore’s Pizza Family.The 1872 Café originally opened on Sept. 20, 2012 as part of the Voters Block Community, a $20 million... Read more
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Wayne Post
Salvatore's Pizza owner to re-open 1872 CaféThe Rochester landmark known as the 1872 Café will re-open on Tuesday, Aug. 18
Salvatore's Pizza owner to re-open 1872 Café
Wayne Post / Posted 17 days ago
The Rochester landmark known as the 1872 Café will re-open on Tuesday, Aug. 18 under the ownership of the Rochester based Salvatore’s Pizza Family.The 1872 Café originally opened on Sept. 20, 2012 as part of the Voters Block Community, a $20 million... Read more
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Victor Post
Salvatore's Pizza owner to re-open 1872 CaféThe Rochester landmark known as the 1872 Café will re-open on Tuesday, Aug. 18
Salvatore's Pizza owner to re-open 1872 Café
Victor Post / Posted 17 days ago
The Rochester landmark known as the 1872 Café will re-open on Tuesday, Aug. 18 under the ownership of the Rochester based Salvatore’s Pizza Family.The 1872 Café originally opened on Sept. 20, 2012 as part of the Voters Block Community, a $20 million... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Meet Author David G. Moore At Chickamauga And Chattanooga National Military Park Aug. 22 And 23Eastern National, a partner to the National Park Service, would like to invite
Meet Author David G. Moore At Chickamauga And Chattanooga National Military Park Aug. 22 And 23
The Chattanoogan / Posted 17 days ago
Eastern National, a partner to the National Park Service, would like to invite the public to meet author David G. Moore on Saturday, Aug. 22 and Sunday, Aug. 23 inside the Visitor Center at Chickamauga Battlefield. Mr. Moore will be available to sign... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Today's politics are tame by 19th century standardsIf you listened to media reports on last week's Republican debates, you might h
Today's politics are tame by 19th century standards
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 days ago
If you listened to media reports on last week's Republican debates, you might have mistaken them for prize fights. In the "first round," we were told, Carly Fiorina and Rick Perry "hammered" Donald Trump. Then came the evening "headliner," where the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
The real culprit in the Animas River spillLast Wednesday, the United States experienced one of its worst hardrock-mining-
The real culprit in the Animas River spill
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 18 days ago
Last Wednesday, the United States experienced one of its worst hardrock-mining-related disasters in decades, and I wish I could say that I was surprised. A gold mine that has been inactive since 1920 spilled 3 million gallons of toxic mining waste... Read more
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Tri-Town News
Museum exhibit focuses on summers at the shoreThe “Wish You Were Here” exhibit at the Monmouth County Historical Association,
Museum exhibit focuses on summers at the shore
Tri-Town News / Posted 19 days ago
The “Wish You Were Here” exhibit at the Monmouth County Historical Association, Freehold Borough, features postcards, photographs and memorabilia from around Monmouth County to highlight how summer was celebrated along the shore in days gone by.... Read more
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News Transcript
Museum exhibit focuses on summers at the shoreThe “Wish You Were Here” exhibit at the Monmouth County Historical Association,
Museum exhibit focuses on summers at the shore
News Transcript / Posted 19 days ago
The “Wish You Were Here” exhibit at the Monmouth County Historical Association, Freehold Borough, features postcards, photographs and memorabilia from around Monmouth County to highlight how summer was celebrated along the shore in days gone by.... Read more
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Examiner
Museum exhibit focuses on summers at the shoreThe “Wish You Were Here” exhibit at the Monmouth County Historical Association,
Museum exhibit focuses on summers at the shore
Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
The “Wish You Were Here” exhibit at the Monmouth County Historical Association, Freehold Borough, features postcards, photographs and memorabilia from around Monmouth County to highlight how summer was celebrated along the shore in days gone by.... Read more
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Pilot News
Week ahead 8-10• City of Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety will meet at 6 p.m. at coun
Week ahead 8-10
Pilot News / Posted 20 days ago
• City of Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety will meet at 6 p.m. at council chambers, 124 N. Michigan St., Plymouth (Garro Street entrance). Common council meeting will follow at 6:30 p.m. or immediately following the Board of Public Works... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The Civil WarCelebrate the 25th anniversary of Ken Burns’ landmark series in September 2015
The Civil War
KPBS San Diego / Posted 20 days ago
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ken Burns’ landmark series in September 2015 with an in-depth overview of the iconic documentary on Monday, August 10 at 8 p.m. See video clips and interviews with Ken Burns, Geoffrey Ward, Ric Burns, Buddy Squires... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Donald Trump, Beyond the Play by PlayHistory is what happens -- events personal or profound that can never be univer
Donald Trump, Beyond the Play by Play
Op-Ed News / Posted 22 days ago
History is what happens -- events personal or profound that can never be universally understood as they are filtered through the people who experience, remember and sometimes write about them. Historiography is when we know the outcome. It is the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A hero we can agree on — Ulysses S. GrantHere’s a great idea for bringing the community together in Texas on this whole
A hero we can agree on — Ulysses S. Grant
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
Here’s a great idea for bringing the community together in Texas on this whole Confederate symbols issue. A rousing, public tribute to Ulysses S. Grant. You know, a patriotic event to bring us all to our feet in unifying cheers and applause. Wait,... Read more
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The Advocate
Leave Confederate statues as reminder of dignity in defeatWhile I was visiting my family in New Orleans, verbal battles raged on social m
Leave Confederate statues as reminder of dignity in defeat
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
While I was visiting my family in New Orleans, verbal battles raged on social media and in the newspapers about the desirability of removing all monuments to Confederate leaders and renaming streets and squares. The murders in Charleston, inspired by... Read more
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FOX News
Do the big night right: Debate watchers' guideDO THE BIG NIGHT RIGHT: DEBATE WATCHERS’ GUIDE CLEVELAND – Two debates. Sevent
Do the big night right: Debate watchers' guide
FOX News / Posted 24 days ago
DO THE BIG NIGHT RIGHT: DEBATE WATCHERS’ GUIDE CLEVELAND – Two debates. Seventeen candidates. Three hours. Five moderators. Talk about a full-court press… The first candidate debates of the 2016 cycle are just hours away here at Quicken Loans... Read more
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The News & Observer
Did slavery cause Civil War? Many Americans don’t think so | News & Observer August 6, 2015 54% say slavery was main reason; 41% say
Did slavery cause Civil War? Many Americans don’t think so
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
| News & Observer August 6, 2015 54% say slavery was main reason; 41% say it wasn’t In the South, majority believe it wasn’t... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Love that portraitTo the editor: I have been in the County Commission chambers in the old Lee Co
Love that portrait
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 25 days ago
To the editor: I have been in the County Commission chambers in the old Lee County Courthouse and I've had the pleasure of seeing the distinguished portrait of Confederate General Robert E. Lee there on many occasions. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Love that portraitTo the editor: I have been in the County Commission chambers in the old Lee Co
Love that portrait
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 25 days ago
To the editor: I have been in the County Commission chambers in the old Lee County Courthouse and I've had the pleasure of seeing the distinguished portrait of Confederate General Robert E. Lee there on many occasions. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Love that portraitTo the editor: I have been in the County Commission chambers in the old Lee Co
Love that portrait
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 25 days ago
To the editor: I have been in the County Commission chambers in the old Lee County Courthouse and I've had the pleasure of seeing the distinguished portrait of Confederate General Robert E. Lee there on many occasions. Born in Brooklyn, NY, and... Read more
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Independent
Museum exhibit focuses on summers at the shoreA new exhibit presented by the Monmouth County Historical Association takes a t
Museum exhibit focuses on summers at the shore
Independent / Posted 26 days ago
A new exhibit presented by the Monmouth County Historical Association takes a trip down memory lane to highlight how summer was celebrated at the Jersey Shore from 1870 to 1950. “Wish You Were Here,” at the association’s museum in Freehold Borough,... Read more
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Atlanticville
Museum exhibit focuses on summers at the shoreA new exhibit presented by the Monmouth County Historical Association takes a t
Museum exhibit focuses on summers at the shore
Atlanticville / Posted 26 days ago
A new exhibit presented by the Monmouth County Historical Association takes a trip down memory lane to highlight how summer was celebrated at the Jersey Shore from 1870 to 1950. “Wish You Were Here,” at the association’s museum in Freehold Borough,... Read more
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The Hub
Museum exhibit focuses on summers at the shoreA new exhibit presented by the Monmouth County Historical Association takes a t
Museum exhibit focuses on summers at the shore
The Hub / Posted 26 days ago
A new exhibit presented by the Monmouth County Historical Association takes a trip down memory lane to highlight how summer was celebrated at the Jersey Shore from 1870 to 1950. “Wish You Were Here,” at the association’s museum in Freehold Borough,... Read more
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Cherokee Tribune
Copy Grant Lee on settling conflicts - Can groups espousing different political and social positions show each understanding and compassion? A classic example is found involving two Civil War adversaries: Generals Grant and Lee. Gen. Robert E. Lee...Can groups espousing different political and social positions show each underst
Copy Grant Lee on settling conflicts - Can groups espousing different political and social positions show each understanding and compassion? A classic example is found involving two Civil War adversaries: Generals Grant and Lee. Gen. Robert E. Lee...
Cherokee Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
Can groups espousing different political and social positions show each understanding and compassion? A classic example is found involving two Civil War adversaries: Generals Grant and Lee. Gen. Robert E. Lee proposed a meeting with Gen. Ulysses S.... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Race relations in America: Making a case for mutual respectSlaves came to America in chains, shackled side by side in the dark, stinking b
Race relations in America: Making a case for mutual respect
Savannah Morning News / Posted 28 days ago
Slaves came to America in chains, shackled side by side in the dark, stinking bellies of sailing ships that ferried them across the Atlantic. Given up to a strange land, robbed of human dignity, they were forced to labor from sunrise to sunset with... Read more
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express
The inside story on how Stuart Lancaster is turning England into world beatersRevealed: EXPRESS SPORT'S Neil Squires has watched the renaissance of English
The inside story on how Stuart Lancaster is turning England into world beaters
express / Posted 29 days ago
Revealed: EXPRESS SPORT'S Neil Squires has watched the renaissance of English rugby in this World Cup year and has seen at close quarters the impact Stuart Lancaster has... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘O’Dynamite’ Rossa: Was Fenian leader the first terrorist? Radicalised by the Famine, his funeral became a propaganda coup for the moveme
‘O’Dynamite’ Rossa: Was Fenian leader the first terrorist?
The Irish Times / Posted 30 days ago
Radicalised by the Famine, his funeral became a propaganda coup for the movement ‘Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa creates terrorism as we understand it in the 20th century,” the historian Dr Shane... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado Day: History Colorado celebrates state's 139th birthdayWe're approaching our state's 139th birthday, and to celebrate all those candle
Colorado Day: History Colorado celebrates state's 139th birthday
Denver Post / Posted 30 days ago
We're approaching our state's 139th birthday, and to celebrate all those candles, the History Colorado' museum in Denver will be free to the public on Aug. 1. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, the center at 1200 Broadway will offer food, music,... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Students use laser to scan home of former U.S. President Ulysses S. GrantWILTON, N.Y. — For most people, laser beams sound like something reserved for s
Students use laser to scan home of former U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant
The Post-Standard / Posted 30 days ago
WILTON, N.Y. — For most people, laser beams sound like something reserved for super villains and sci-fi or action movies, but last week four Ithaca College students got to use lasers in the name of historic preservation. Using a 3-D laser, seniors —... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Love that portraitTo the editor: I have been in the County Commission chambers in the old Lee Co
Love that portrait
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 30 days ago
To the editor: I have been in the County Commission chambers in the old Lee County Courthouse and I've had the pleasure of seeing the distinguished portrait of Confederate General Robert E. Lee there on many occasions. Born in Brooklyn, NY, and... Read more

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