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Getaway Guide: Famous Forts For The 4th Of JulyForts have guarded the portals of American settlements since the earliest days of the nation's colonial history. But they hold greater symbolism on Independence Day, when the glow of fireworks lights up the stars and stripes.
Films Show More Human Sides Of Our PresidentsFilms about our presidents, such as <em>Lincoln</em> have gained artistic recognition and the website “Screen Junkies’’ shares some best choices.
Timeline: World War 2The Greatest Generation historically hasn't gotten a lot of attention from the app world, but that has changed with this Timeline app.
Documentary Film About SS United States Conjures Up MemoriesOn Friday night, a documentary film about the record-breaking maiden voyage of the S.S. United States premiered as part of on-going efforts to preserve, and eventually repurpose the ship into a floating museum.
Guide To Local War Of 1812 Bicentennial EventsThese regional events are being held to commemorate a 200-year-old war during nationwide bicentennial celebrations. Here’s where you’ll find them in Pennsylvania and neighboring states.
Founding Fathers Were Founding GardenersGeorge Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and John Adams weren't just Presidents, they were also great gardeners.
The Civil War Today AppHistory buffs, rejoice! The Civil War Today app gives day by day updates of the Civil War as it happened 150 years ago.
Sculptor Uses Statues To Tell Story Of America's BirthBucks County artist and sculptor Gregory Marra has plans to tell the story of America’s birth in a rather unique way: with statues of historic figures.
Early American History Myths You Probably Believe
Ceremony Honors America's Little-Known 'First Ballerina' At Philadelphia CemeteryIt took more than a hundred years, but "America's first ballerina" now has a gravestone.