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  • East Berlin's Colonial Day
    East Berlin’s 40th Annual Colonial Day
    Have you ever spent a day in historical East Berlin? If not then today, Sept. 13, is the perfect day to come out and do so at the 40th Annual Colonial Day Celebration. As an 18th century town with many designated areas on the National Register,...
  • Travel in Time to the Grandeur of Colonial Charm of the Dominican Republic
    Travel in Time to the Grandeur of Colonial Charm of the Dominican Republic
    Delightful Colonial charm abounds on the romantic streets of Santo Domingo's Ciudad Colonial, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can easily imagine stepping back in time to the sixteenth century, tracing the same cobblestone streets as...
  • Concord's Colonial Inn
    The quintessential New England experience: Concord, Massachusetts
    For the charm of a quintessential New England town paired with an opportunity to discover more about American history and literature, Concord, Massachusetts, tops the list. Just twenty miles outside Boston, off Route 2 and close to Interstate 495...
  • Colonial: Europe's Empires Overseas
    Colonial: Exploration, colonization, trade and the acquisition of prestige
    Wanted to get this in before the experience had totally faded from memory. Working without a net here, so to speak. Played Colonial a little less than a week ago with four members of my local gaming group, two of whom (me, for one) had never...
  • Forest
    Lost to history
    The story of the United States is, for the most part, in relation to the conscience of the average American mind, begins in 1770.The reason for this is because this form of history does not reflect the rebellious nature with which we have come to...
  • The Flip
    Pittsburgh Drinks: Flips
    If you’re visiting a place around Pittsburgh that offers a variety of mixed drinks you might want to try something called a Flip. It’s a tasty drink with a long history.The flip is a mixed drink term documented to have been used as far...
  • Lantern
    Lantern tours offer a healthy way to learn history in Delaware
    Looking for a healthy and history-infused activity for this weekend? If you're in the Delaware area be sure to check out First State Heritage Park's Lantern Tour in Dover. Spark Magazine cites the lantern tours to return Friday April 6th...
  • History Hotspot: Old Swedes Church
    Easter weekend is right around the corner and for people all over the world, the day will be celebrated with egg hunts, baskets overflowing with chocolate, family gatherings, and of course, going to church dressed in Sunday's best. As one of...
  • Fort Necessity
    Pittsburgh Area Attractions: Fort Necessity National Battlefield
    South of Pittsburgh is a preserved colonial era battlefield that played a pivotal role in the development of the original colonies. It’s called Fort Necessity and all who visit there can see a place where one of the first battles of the...
  • Fort Pitt Museum
    Pittsburgh Area Attractions: Fort Pitt Museum
    The Fort Pitt Museum is a building located at Point State Park in Pittsburgh. It houses bits of history from the role the area played in the French and Indian War and also the Revolutionary War. It contains detailed information on such historic...
  • Sign at Depreciation Lands Museum
    Pittsburgh Area Museums: Depreciation Lands Museum
    Located north of Pittsburgh in Hampton Township is a very popular piece of land that preserves its Colonial past for both present and future generations. It’s called the Depreciation Lands Museum and offers its visitors a window into the...
  • Fort Pitt Blockhouse
    Pittsburgh Area Attractions: Fort Pitt Blockhouse
    Located at Point State Park in Pittsburgh is a very special building that was originally constructed in 1764 as part of Fort Pitt and is the only remaining portion of the colonial era fort. The Fort Pitt Blockhouse was constructed as a redoubt,...
  • projectiles
    Peconic: where we meet
    Peconic, loosely translated from Algonkian means ‘where we meet’. This particular word is difficult due to the fact that English and Algonkian use nouns and verbs differently.This article picks up where the last (Aquebogue) left off....
  • Calle del arco
    Antigua Guatemala, Jewel of the Americas
    Antigua Guatemala, the colonial jewel of the Americas, is just a 30 minute drive from Guatemala City. Antigua is set in a fertile valley of coffee farms and overlooked by three beautiful volcanoes. Antigua is one of Guatemala’s most-visited...
  • Colonial church records in Maryland – Does religion even matter?
    Colonial church records in Maryland – Does religion even matter?
    When Lord Baltimore received a grant for the land comprising Maryland, he originally intended it to be a Roman Catholic refuge standing in opposition to the Protestant-ruled Virginia colony. Some of the earliest Catholic settlers, including the...