| Oct 9, 2013
The siege of Yorktown started with hordes of American and French soldiers wielding picks and shovels.
But not until three days later -- on Oct. 9, 1781 – did those same soldiers begin to dismantle nearly 200 years of British rule through the first...
| Oct 19, 2013
When the last veteran of the 1781 siege of Yorktown died, the memory of the spot where Gen. Charles O'Hara surrendered his sword began to waver.
Left unmarked on every map — including those showing the field where the British army laid down its...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:12 AM
The Don José Verdugo Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, marked 60 years in the national society with a celebratory tea at state DAR headquarters in Glendora. Members of the local chapter prepared tea sandwiches and desserts to serve visitors,...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Gordon M. Holland, a retired businessman and philanthropist, died Thursday of heart failure at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson. He was 93.
Gordon Monroe Holland, whose father was president of the Holland Tack Co. and whose mother was a...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:09 AM
It was in 1762 that a little settlement of 12 cabins, which founder William Allen called "Northampton Towne," became officially registered as a location after a storekeeper there gave birth. And it was John Adams who passed through it as a small farming...
| Sep 8, 2013
Lodging, Dining and Entertainment Suggestions
For a more complete list of lodging, restaurants, attractions and events go to www.visitbuckscounty.com.
Where to Stay:
>>Golden Plough Inn, Lahaska, PA; 215-794-4000; http://www.peddlersvillage.com/...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:37 AM
A new toy store has opened in Colonial Williamsburg.
The William Pitt Store, located on the northwest corner of Duke of Gloucester and Botetourt Streets, is located in a historic building and was formerly known as the Davidson Shop.
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:54 PM
School Activities/Clubs: track, Photography Club
Community: peer tutor, Illumination Foundation
Awards/Honors: Most Valuable Player varsity track 2012, Best Varsity Jumper 2010-11
Hobbies/Interests: guitar, golf, skiing,...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Rachel Anne Barney
School Activities/Clubs: IB drama production of "Dear Brutus," Field Studies Club, IB History HL, IB English HL, IB Theatre HL, IB French SL, IB Environmental Science SL, IB Theory of Knowledge, IB diploma candidate, AP US...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 11:36 AM
David Jahnke is the winner of the Maryland Daughters of American Revolution Outstanding Teacher of American History for 2013. He was nominated by the Governor William Paca DAR Chapter of Harford County. On March 23 at Hunt Valley Inn, Jahnke was presented...
| May 2, 2013
| 8:27 PM
Mike Gray, an author, activist and documentarian who co-wrote the Oscar-nominated screenplay for "The China Syndrome," the provocative 1979 film about a cover-up at a nuclear power plant, died Tuesday of heart failure at his Hollywood Hills home, his...