Von Trapp Family History
Letter: 'Best Show on Tracks' showcased history (Appeal-Democrat)
I wish to express giant compliments to the Dan Best family of Knights Landing and other sponsors for the finest local agricultural history event at "The Best Show on Tracks," June 20 and 21. Thousand of attendees witnessed a 27-mule team pulling a harvester, steam-engine tractors, and all precursors of the modern Caterpillar tractors manufactured today.
How to Get the Kids Excited About Your Upcoming Family Reunion (Carteret County News-Times)
(ARA) - Summer will be here before you know it and since the kids are out of school, it's a popular time of year for family reunions. But, how do you get your child excited about visiting with grandmas and grandpas, aunts, uncles and cousins when they'd rather be playing outside with their friends?
Oregon Shakespeare Festival tackles U.S. history in 10-year project (Seattle Times)
Oregon Shakespeare Festival commissions Suzan-Lori Parks, David Henry Hwang and other top playwrights to write scripts for the Ashland, Ore., theater's 10-year "American Revolutions" cycle, new dramas about American history.
MormonTimes.com: Major medical findings aided by church family history records (Deseret Morning News)
Researchers at the University of Utah are linking a genetic disposition to cancer by using family history records.
The quiet power of a family portrait (The Christian Science Monitor)
An old photograph of my grandmother's family helped connect five generations of women across time and distance.
Retiree creates history through photos (Wise County Messenger)
The collection could be described as the definitive photographic history of Rhome and south Wise County, with some of the photos dating back to the 1830s.
Hoosier art history (Louisville Courier-Journal)
The palette is rich almost to fluorescence. The impressionism is expressive almost to a blur. The rediscovery of "Sidney D. Crosier (1858-1930), Hoosier Art Pioneer" opens Friday with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Carnegie Center for Art and History in New Albany.
Bsous museum highlights Lebanon's history as major silk producer (The Daily Star Lebannon)
Tucked away on a winding road, Lebanon's silk museum resides in the sleepy town of Bsous, near Wadi Chahrour. The Bsous Silk Museum is housed in a beautifully restored former silk factory. As Donna Raad, a tour guide at the silk museum, explained, it "was built by the Fayad family and fully operational between 1901 and 1954."
Evil spirit made man eat family (CNews)
On a cold December day in 1879, a man was hanged in Fort Saskatchewan, putting an end to one of the most horrifying killing sprees in Alberta history.
Liberty Has Its Moment in History, if Not a Victory (NBA.com)
history arrived just before sunset Saturday on Arthur Ashe Stadium court, accompanied by summer heat and a soft, swirling breeze that has confounded and crowned more than a few of the world's best tennis players.