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  • 90 years of remembering America's wars

    90 years of remembering America's wars
    When it comes to the business of war and national defense, no part of the United States has a longer or deeper record than Hampton Roads. Even before Washington's victory at Yorktown ensured the independence of a country that has fought in more than...
  • Academy's Song Nominee Disqualification Not Unprecedented

    Last week's disqualification of "Alone Yet Not Alone" from Oscar's best song category is the latest in a series of scandals and head-scratchers that have plagued the music Oscars for years. It's only the second time in four decades that a music...
  • They call it Darby Day

    It was Darby Day in Fort Smith, Ark., one Friday this snowy month, and the students at Darby Junior High held their annual observance in honor of the school's namesake. Just who was Bill Darby of Fort Smith, Ark.? He was a brigadier general, a West...
  • British Maj. Gen. Braddock's 1755 landing in Hampton helped launch Washington's legend

    British Maj. Gen. Braddock's 1755 landing in Hampton helped launch Washington's legend
    When Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock landed at the Hampton docks on Feb. 20, 1755, the dashing commander-in-chief of British forces in North America was eager to put his long transatlantic journey behind him and burnish his reputation by defeating the French on...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright's vision flows through Fallingwater

    Frank Lloyd Wright's vision flows through Fallingwater
    MILL RUN, Pa. - Masterpiece. Art. Perfection. Many fancy words and rapturous phrases have described Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright's most famous house. It's all true. But what is also true is that I kept thinking, wow, this house is not childproof. A...
  • Best Historical Novel Duos

     
    I'm still swamped, so my list today is somewhat truncated. I figured I'd let you guys do the work. My question is: Who are the best duos in historical fiction? I read a lot of the stuff, so I'll offer......
  • Discovering Historic Plymouth

    Discovering Historic Plymouth
    The plan was a good one. I would drive out to Plymouth and hike a place called Peat Swamp Woods and explore the ruins of an old carriage factory. Then I discovered Plymouth's historic Main Street, so I took a few detours into the past before heading into...
  • Land of the Free: Veterans Day freebies around South Florida

    Land of the Free: Veterans Day freebies around South Florida
    On Veterans Day, we honor those who have so honored us with their service and sacrifice to keep America strong and free. Hundreds of retailers and restaurants also salute the military, offering discounts to veterans, active duty and retired U.S....
  • Quebec City: A walkable feast for the explorer

    Quebec City: A walkable feast for the explorer
    QUEBEC CITY — It probably shouldn't come as any surprise that a town that's been around more than 400 years would claim beaucoup historical bragging rights. "That's the Ursuline Convent," says our guide, Sharon Frenette. "It's the oldest girls...