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Edgar Allan Poe
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:00:56 +0000
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American poet and short-story author, known as a master of the macabre, but also credited with pioneering work in the detective genre and science fiction. Born in Boston, MA, Poe was orphaned at an […]
Treaty of Paris
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 01:00:49 +0000
The Treaty of Paris ended the American Revolutionary War when it was signed (in Paris) by King George III and representatives of the newly formed United States of America on September 3, 1783. The Confederation Congress ratified the treaty on […]
Gingerbread Houses
Wed, 20 Dec 2017 01:00:07 +0000
Gingerbread is a baked treat that dates back to the Middle Ages. It is thought to have first appeared in the U.S. in the nineteenth century, when the Swiss monks of St. Meinrad Archabbey in Indiana baked gingerbread on holidays, […]
Christmas Crafts
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 01:00:41 +0000
“Tis the season to be jolly.” And Christmas crafts certainly add to the season’s jolliness, don’t you think? This week’s website picks showcase Christmas craft projects for kids of all ages.
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 01:00:51 +0000
The Pearl Harbor Naval Station on the Hawaiian island of Oahu is Navy headquarters for the United States Pacific Fleet. Yet even after seventy-six years, its name is synonymous with the surprise Japanese attack of “December 7, 1941 – a […]