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  • Stephen David previews History's three-night epic 'Sons of Liberty'
    Stephen David previews History's three-night epic 'Sons of Liberty'
    History is unveiling its latest epic miniseries, Sons of Liberty, which offers a dramatic look at the men who shaped a fledgling America. Featuring an impressive cast including Ben Barnes (The Chronicles of Narnia) as Sam Adams, Dean Norris ...
  • Almanac
    Snow drifts, lake effect snow and record heat
    Snow drifts, lake effect snow and record heat top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on January 25.1938 - The blizzard of 1938 had impressive...
  • Ringo Starr
    The Beatles week ahead: In 1969, the Fab Four play a concert on a rooftop
    Your weekly Beatles calendar:Movies:"A Hard Day's Night", remastered,is now back on DVDand streaming on Hulu Plus.“Good Ol' Freda”is now out on DVD and Blu-ray and is also streaming on Netflix. Screening information...
  • National Wayet Trail Helps People Discover the Natural Beauty of Local Places
    New Water Trails designated in Louisiana and Michigan
    According to a Press Release posted on the National Park Service website on January 21, 2015, Department of the Secretary Interior Sally Jewell designated two new rivers as our Nation’s newest National Water Trails. The first of these...
  • Almanac
    Record highs, 12 foot snowdrifts and 47 degrees below zero
    Record highs, 12 foot snowdrifts and 47 degrees below zero top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on January 24.1884 - A low temperature of -47...
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    A peek at Dallas 100 years ago
    A look back through the Dallas Morning Newsfrom 100 years ago revealed a jewelry theft on Main Street from the H. W. Bounds Jewelry Store. No need to smash and grab, as the front display window was already broken and poorly repaired, so the...
  • Rare cup found in Scotland
    Metal detecting finds large collection of Viking artifacts
    We’ve all seen them. Those people on beaches, in parks and anywhere we’re relaxing. They’re all across America. They carry their metal detector and invade grassy areas, the water and even rocks. They’re searching for lost...
  • Almanac
    The coldest day, heavy snow, and ice
    The coldest day, heavy snow, and ice top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on January 23.1909 - Lower Michigan is in the midst of a three day...
  • Japanese culture comes to life with HMNS events and Samurai exhibit
    Japanese culture comes to life with HMNS events and Samurai exhibit
    Gaining insight into Japanese culture and history can be even more enticing when it’s hands-on, in person and presenting history before your very eyes.At the Houston Museum of Natural Science’s Samurai: The Way of the Warrior...
  • New Utah listings on the National Register of Historic Places
    New Utah listings on the National Register of Historic Places
    January 2015 has been rather fortunate to the history of Utah. Four new properties have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Listing of properties on the National Register allows for property owners to qualify for tax credits...
  • Almanac
    Bitter wind chills, a raging blizzard, and record cold
    Bitter wind chills, a raging blizzard, and record cold top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on January 22.1883 - Bitter cold arctic air sends...
  • 6 Critically Acclaimed But Politically Incorrect Movies
    6 critically acclaimed - but politically incorrect - movies
    “It’s only a movie,” we probably hear often, or “that’s just the Hollywood version.” Still, we find ourselves holding movies to be more accurate than textbooks. While films that depict historical events may tell...
  • Almanac
    Treacherous roads, frozen pipes, and record warm temperatures
    Treacherous roads, frozen pipes, and record warm temperatures top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on January 21.1906 – The temperatures...
  • North Carolina: 'Lost Colony' discovered right here in US? Search commences
    North Carolina: 'Lost Colony' mystery unraveling? Map and 'wares' new evidence
    Are North Carolina and the “Lost Colony” connected more than previously thought? A clue found only several years ago on an ancient map is being examined, and may be key to unraveling the mystery. In any case, it has experts looking to...
  • Humphrey House
    Humphrey Memorial Park And Museum: Unique History In The Mountains
    If you like house museums and the mountains, then the Humphrey Memorial Park and Museum is the place for you! Located just on the outskirts of Evergreen, it is easily reachable and just a short drive from Denver.The property started as the Clark...