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  • The President's House in Philadelphia tells a story of early U.S. presidents

    The President's House in Philadelphia tells a story of early U.S. presidents
    In school, I was taught that George Washington could not tell a lie, but I never knew that he owned more than 300 slaves. I learned that lesson in December, when I visited the new President's House and its exhibit, "Freedom and Slavery in Making a New...
  • Planning your trip to Philadelphia

    THE BEST WAY TO PHILADELPHIA WHAT TO DO President's House, 314-321 Market St., http://www.nps.gov/inde/historyculture/the-presidents-house.htm. Liberty Bell Center, 501 Market St., . Independence Hall, 520 Chestnut St.; (877) 444-6777, http://www....
  • International visitors' favorite places to visit in the U.S.

    International visitors' favorite places to visit in the U.S.
    Whether you're shopping at Tiffany, contemplating the Liberty Bell, hiking in Yosemite National Park or throwing dice inLas Vegas, odds are good you'll meet an international tourist enjoying America alongside you. New York, Florida, California, Nevada...
  • A healthy dose of American history

    A healthy dose of American history
    Paul Revere was captured on April 18, 1775, before he could warn the residents of Concord, Mass., that the British were coming. (He did make it to Lexington, Mass.) No Revolutionary War battle was ever fought at Valley Forge, Pa., even though Gen. George...
  • One Person Killed In North Highlands Mobile Home Fire

    One Person Killed In North Highlands Mobile Home Fire
    Sacramento Metro District Firefighters are investigating a fatal mobile home fire in North Higlands. Just before 6 p.m. dispatch received a call about a mobile home on fire in the 4800 block of Liberty Bell Lane. When firefighters arrived, they say...
  • Elderly Woman Dies in Mobile Home Fire

    Elderly Woman Dies in Mobile Home Fire
    "She was my best friend, my next-door-neighbor," said Chere Briesemeister, about her friend, who died in a mobile home fire Saturday evening. "The interior suffered heavy fire damage in the living room, dining room, kitchen area," Sac Metro Asst. Fire...
  • Faith & Freedom Weekend planned

    Faith & Freedom Weekend planned
    New Presbyterian Church will hold a Faith & Freedom Weekend, March 2-4 at Pompano Beach High School, 600 NE 13th Ave. Featured will be eleven seminars, a Liberty Bell replica display, and costumed performers reprising the Founding Fathers. Seminars are...
  • The best egg dishes at popular destinations across America

    The best egg dishes at popular destinations across America
    For me, the egg hunt didn't stop when I became an adult. Some people hunt eggs, but I prefer to eat them. As a kid, I thrilled more to the feast than the hunt — as in the feast of hard-boiled eggs and leftover egg dishes that remained in the wake...
  • Smithsonian exhibit details White House furnishings

    Smithsonian exhibit details White House furnishings
    It is hard to believe, considering our national fondness for the White House and its history, but new presidents used to sell off the furnishings from the previous administration in something like a garage sale. In an attempt to make "the people's house"...
  • The God Squad: Some spiritual truths surrounding Memorial Day

    I'm always eager to restore meaning and magnificence to holidays that have been stripped bare of their true and deep significance by a flood of hot dogs, parades, auto races and yard sales. Memorial Day is one of America's true hidden spiritual gems....
  • New Barnes Foundation offers up its treasures in Philadelphia

    New Barnes Foundation offers up its treasures in Philadelphia
    PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia, the city that gave us Poor Richard, cheese-steak sandwiches and the American Constitution, just opened a new treasure: the Barnes Foundation, one of the premier privately assembled collections of painting in the U.S....