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Editor's note: This is the unabridged version of the condensed article that appeared in the Jan. 17 Interior Journal. This article is the first in a series to commemorate the War of 1812 Bicentennial. The Congress of the United States has...
Chester Brinegar, 71, of Clark Co., widower of the late Ruby Lynn Osborne Brinegar, passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at his home. Mr. Brinegar was born in Wagersville, Ky. on Sept. 22, 1940 to the late Andrew Jackson Brinegar and Velda Plowman...
STANFORD — Pack Grigsby, 93, of Hustonville, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville. Born Feb. 26, 1918, in Perry County, he was a son of the late Andrew Jackson Grigsby and Rachel Drake Grigsby. He...
The Winchester SunToday is Presidents Day, and being an American history enthusiast, I thought of the following presidential trivia questions. Let’s see how many you can get right. The answers are below. Questions: 1. Which president of the last 20 years is a...
For nearly its entire history, Kentucky has been controlled by the Democratic Party. We often send Republicans to Washington and vote for them in presidential elections, but when it comes to state government, the party of Andrew Jackson has ruled the...
The steamboat conveying Andrew Jackson up the Ohio River toward his tumultuous 1829 inauguration had brooms lashed to its bow, symbolizing Old Hickory’s vow to clean up Washington. But sweeping out Washington’s Augean stables, like painting...
HARBOR SPRINGS — Soon, a different kind of bicentennial war exhibit will open at the Harbor Springs Area Historical Society, thanks in part to an $8,000 grant from the Michigan Humanities Council that the society received May 10. The exhibit,...
Early after the first of this year, I wrote a column concerning interesting facts about our presidents, and I promised to write more. That column and this one — and possibly some future ones — are based on a book by Cormac O’Brien titled...
A mausoleum in St. Louis Cemetary Number Two is often overlooked by tourists and overshadowed by the other prominent figures buried there. The tomb of Major Daniel Carmick usual goes unnoticed, until now, as the U.S. Marine Corps remembers a military...
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America's struggle with equality was unacceptably long and bloody. Arguably one of the most tragic episodes in American history was the policy of Indian removal in the early 1800s. From America's founding, there were political interests that advocated...
In "The First American Political Conventions: Transforming Presidential Nominations, 1832-1872," Stan M. Haynes writes that the modern presidential nominating convention evolved during the campaign of 1832. Between the fall of 1831 and the spring of...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesPaul Revere was captured on April 18, 1775, before he could warn the residents of Concord, Mass., that the British were coming. (He did make it to Lexington, Mass.) No Revolutionary War battle was ever fought at Valley Forge, Pa., even though Gen. George...
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