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Best Historic Vacations In The U.S.

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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Philadelphia Dealer Selling Historic Civil War Document

While many historians concur the bombardment on Fort Sumter triggered the start of the Civil War, there is a document President Abraham Lincoln signed just days after the event that is actually considered the legal launch of the bloody conflict between the states.

11/23/2012

(In Chestertown, Md., the Civil War memorial shows Confederate dead on one side, left, and Union dead on the other, right.)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Commemorating The Civil War’s 150th Anniversary

It’s 150 years ago this week since the first shots were fired in America’s bloodiest war ever. Here are some nearby but little known Civil War getaway possibilities within a few hours of Philadelphia.

04/14/2011