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HARBOR SPRINGS — Soon, a different kind of bicentennial war exhibit will open at the Harbor Springs Area Historical Society, thanks in part to an $8,000 grant from the Michigan Humanities Council that the society received May 10. The exhibit,...
The Natchez Democrat, Miss.Saturday marks the paradoxical 75th anniversary of one of Natchez's oldest connections with civilization. The National Park Service will mark this weekend the day in 1938 when the NPS assumed control of the historic Old Natchez Road -- today known as...
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, TupeloJust as Andrew Jackson's Tennessee Militia did some 200 years ago, a collection of determined volunteers are making their way northward along the length of the Natchez Trace. Re-enactors from graybeards to fuzz-faced boys are retracing the return of...
Early after the first of this year, I wrote a column concerning interesting facts about our presidents, and I promised to write more. That column and this one — and possibly some future ones — are based on a book by Cormac O’Brien titled...
Editor's note: This is the unabridged version of the condensed article that appeared in the Jan. 17 Interior Journal. This article is the first in a series to commemorate the War of 1812 Bicentennial. The Congress of the United States has...
A mausoleum in St. Louis Cemetary Number Two is often overlooked by tourists and overshadowed by the other prominent figures buried there. The tomb of Major Daniel Carmick usual goes unnoticed, until now, as the U.S. Marine Corps remembers a military...
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America's struggle with equality was unacceptably long and bloody. Arguably one of the most tragic episodes in American history was the policy of Indian removal in the early 1800s. From America's founding, there were political interests that advocated...
In "The First American Political Conventions: Transforming Presidential Nominations, 1832-1872," Stan M. Haynes writes that the modern presidential nominating convention evolved during the campaign of 1832. Between the fall of 1831 and the spring of...
We're at a loss to explain two things: Why JPMorgan Chase took a $2 billion bath on risky trades, and how the Chicago Cubs can maintain such futility, holding the worst record in the National League. It appears to be high season for lowliness, with both...
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Most folks think of Memorial Day as the day that kicks off summer or the day that the great-American-hot dog notches its first outdoor cooking of the year. For those that commemorate the holiday with solemn remembrances of Our war-dead this is mostly...
The Orlando Sentinel has ranked all 120 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country. We’ll take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 120 to our projected No. 1 team. We will not be including the four teams the NCAA...
No one calls the War of 1812 America's finest hour. But it had its moments. Resentful over treatment by the British and determined to enhance national sovereignty, Henry Clay and a small group of "War Hawks" in the Twelfth Congress pushed an unprepared...
May 21, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
May 12, 2013 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
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Mar 10, 2013 |Story| Herald Mail
Jan 17, 2013 |Story| Interior Journal
Nov 9, 2012 |Story| WGNO-LTV
Jul 15, 2012 |Column| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Aug 9, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 27, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
May 29, 2012 |Column| WGNO-LTV
Jun 4, 2012 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
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