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Feb. 16 is your chance to take a nice nature walk in upper York County and James City County. Both nature walks encompass information about bluebirds, which are beginning to look for nesting places, so you can learn how to attract bluebirds to your own...
U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland, announced Friday that his Yorktown office has moved to the historic Somerwell House. The 300-year-old Somerwell House is located at 401 Main St. in Yorktown. “I am proud to represent America’s First...
Several folks have told me they liked some of the columns where I blended retrospective events with a current topic. I wrote three columns about the topic of leadership and used historical stories and events from the Civil War era to emphasis specific...
Museums and sites can help you track the story of our region. From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region. History museums 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets,...
Tags: Library of CongressApr 14, 2012 |Story| Hampton Roads Daily PressFew places in Virginia were more treacherous in April 1862 than the epic 12-mile line of earthworks that plowed across the Peninsula along the Warwick River. Led by champion New York rifleman Hiram Berdan, Union sharpshooters clad in forest green...Oct 10, 2010 |Story| Los Angeles TimesSpecial to the Los Angeles TimesWashington A Life Ron Chernow Penguin Press: 906 pp., $40 On Dec. 14, 1799, an ominous, fog-like gloom hung over Mount Vernon. Sixty-seven-year-old George Washington was dying. The ex-president, his doctors believed, was suffering from "quinsy" (a...Mar 23, 2003 |Story| Chicago TribuneTribune staff reporterWhite is the color of war's ending. Battlefields are multihued with the red of blood, the black of sleepless nights. But in the end, they are marked by little patches of white. Bedsheets hang from civilians' windows. Laying down their weapons, beaten and...Original site for Battle of Yorktown (1781) topic gallery.
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