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HAHIRA, Ga. – A small Georgia community is revisiting the brutal lynching a young black woman that will forever be linked to its history.
LE CENTER, Minn. – A Japanese samurai sword received for payment of construction work by a local contractor has turned out to be more than 400 years old and considered special in its home land.
A Fourth of July drive across central New Mexico to the town of Clovis offered some time to explore Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument.
While researching a July trip to Indiana, we came across mention of an important safe house used by escaping African-American slaves in the mid-19th century.
An upcoming Veterans Day seemed the appropriate time for a visit to Andersonville National Historic Site, a unit of the National Park Service that serves as a memorial to America’s prisoners of war.
MEADVILLE, Pa. –– Last week's fatal accident at the Ohio State Fair has drawn increased attention and fear to amusement rides.
We have discovered during decades of travel that nearly every community, however small, has a story worth telling. It may be a tale about an individual who once resided there or a long ago battle fought nearby. Perhaps it is a bridge with a rich history or a house where something of consequence took place. Unique museums, monuments, stores and people offer insight about a community’s character and history. Discovering these stories makes travel more enjoyable.
People think they know everything about slavery in the United States, but they don’t. They think the majority of African slaves came to the American colonies, but they didn’t. They talk about 400 years of slavery, but it wasn’t. They claim all Southerners owned slaves, but they didn’t. Some argue it was all a long time ago, but it wasn’t.
Last month, New Orleans began the long-overdue process of removing four statues honoring the lost, and immoral, Confederate cause. This week, we continue the job.