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Museums and Researchers Join Forces to Open Up America's MIA Files

Museums and Researchers Join Forces to Open Up America's MIA Files

America’s missing in action troops and buried unknown soldiers are the focus of a new alliance between Texas military museums and a team of global researchers.  Today, the Sons of Liberty Museum, the Army Air Corps Library and Museum, and…

Chappaquiddick Speaks by Bill Pinney is Now Available

Chappaquiddick Speaks by Bill Pinney is Now Available

​​​​Chappaquiddick Speaks by Bill Pinney, an in-depth study of all old and new evidence in the tragic 1969 incident involving Senator Edward Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne is now available through all online booksellers, Barnes & Noble, independent bookstores and…

Historically Important WWII D-Day Flag of LCT 530 – Utah Beach, Normandy – to Sell at Public Auction

Historically Important WWII D-Day Flag of LCT 530 – Utah Beach, Normandy – to Sell at Public Auction

Centurion Auctions is pleased to offer the historically important WWII D-Day Flag flown on-board LCT 530 (Landing Craft Tank) as it took part in Utah Beach Operations at Normandy on D-Day. This one-of-a-kind Flag would be an excellent complement to…

Re-Enacted Portrait of Gloria Steinem and Dorothy Pitman Hughes in Iconic 1971 Pose of Female Empowerment and Equal Rights Taken by Daniel Bagan Accepted Into Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery Collection

Re-Enacted Portrait of Gloria Steinem and Dorothy Pitman Hughes in Iconic 1971 Pose of Female Empowerment and Equal Rights Taken by Daniel Bagan Accepted Into Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery Collection

A re-enacted photographic portrait of Gloria Steinem and Dorothy Pitman Hughes in their iconic 1971 “raised fists” stance taken by St. Augustine photographer Daniel Bagan, added this month to the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery collection, gives new life to the significance and power of their…

Becoming Mrs. Smith: Debut Historical Fiction That Will Tug at Your Heartstrings & Leave You Longing for More

Becoming Mrs. Smith: Debut Historical Fiction That Will Tug at Your Heartstrings & Leave You Longing for More

​Rippling Effects Writing & Photography is pleased to announce the release of Tanya E Williams' debut historical fiction title, Becoming Mrs. Smith. The first of a three book series, Becoming Mrs. Smith is sure to grab hold of your heart and…

Contents of Jules Verne Time Capsule Revealed

Contents of Jules Verne Time Capsule Revealed

​The archaeological team who discovered a 19th-century metallic box in the French Pyrenees a few months ago have finally revealed its contents. It is thanks to the works of Jules Verne that the box was discovered, and particularly to the…

Century Old Alberta Prairie Farmhouse Redefined

Century Old Alberta Prairie Farmhouse Redefined

New Beginnings: A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the newly redefined Alberta Prairie Farmhouse will be held Thursday, September 14th with Member of Parliament, Mr. Martin Shields along with Doreen Cowan, granddaughter of the original Bergquist family. History: My sister Donna…

Muskegon Michigan Art Museum Exhibits Complete Edward Curtis North American Indian Collection and Draws Record Visitor Numbers

Muskegon Michigan Art Museum Exhibits Complete Edward Curtis North American Indian Collection and Draws Record Visitor Numbers

The Muskegon Museum of Art‘s exhibition Edward S. Curtis: The North American Indian has drawn over 15,000 visitors from 44 states across the U.S., District of Columbia, and from 18 other countries in the 12 weeks since its May 11 opening. Attendance numbers are the largest of…

Has the Lost City of Jesus' Apostles Finally Been Found?

Has the Lost City of Jesus' Apostles Finally Been Found?

Excavations this summer on the northeastern shore of the Sea of Galilee have uncovered what may be evidence of the ancient city, Bethsaida-Julias, home to three of Jesus' apostles: Peter, Andrew, and Philip (John 1:44; 12:21). It was also a…

Great Museum Stores Team-Up Online to Extend Market Reach

Great Museum Stores Team-Up Online to Extend Market Reach

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Museum stores in Columbus, New York, Philadelphia, St. Louis and Toledo have come together to launch the first museum store online shopping marketplace.  Starting today, ShopMuse.ORG  is where museum stores present interesting gifts, books, housewares, jewelry, and clothing – arts-inspired,…

Rare, vintage and beautiful bottles find new homes at Holabird’s June 16-17 auction in Reno, Nev.

Rare, vintage and beautiful bottles find new homes at Holabird’s June 16-17 auction in Reno, Nev.

An 1800s H. T. Tobin Western pumpkinseed pint whiskey flask, produced for the Walla Walla Saloon when Washington was still a territory and not yet a state, sold for $4,840 at an auction held June 16th-17th by Holabird Western Americana…

Google launches interactive street view images of Dayton trails and landscapes including Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum

Google launches interactive street view images of Dayton trails and landscapes including Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum

Google has incorporated 360-degree virtual imagery of hundreds of miles of the Dayton area’s trails and park destinations into its Google Maps. Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum contributed to this effort by coordinating with spearheading partners, Five Rivers MetroParks, Outdoor Adventure…

Historic Trotter-Byrd antebellum home in Quitman, Miss., plus its contents of fine antiques, will be sold on-site, June 24th

Historic Trotter-Byrd antebellum home in Quitman, Miss., plus its contents of fine antiques, will be sold on-site, June 24th

The only antebellum home in Quitman spared by General Sherman during the Civil War (but only because of a connection to George Washington), plus its outstanding contents of fine antiques, will be sold on-site Saturday, June 24th, on the grounds…

The much-anticipated third book in the The Dark Ages Saga of Tristan de Saint-Germain by Robert E. Hirsch, A Horde of Fools, is now available!

The much-anticipated third book in the The Dark Ages Saga of Tristan de Saint-Germain by Robert E. Hirsch, A Horde of Fools, is now available!

The much-anticipated third book in the The Dark Ages Saga of Tristan de Saint-Germain by Robert E. Hirsch, A Horde of Fools, is now available! Wild-eyed evangelist Kuku Peter inflames the pauper hordes of Europe, raising a violent peasant army…

"Ride Archive" Offers VR Simulations of Lost Theme Park Rides and Attractions

"Ride Archive" Offers VR Simulations of Lost Theme Park Rides and Attractions

"Anyone who's been to a theme park has a favorite ride. But what about all the rides that went away before their time and still linger in the childhood memories of grown-ups today?" So begins a viral video pitch at…

The Nevada Society of Scottish Clans Proudly Presents 2017 Silver Thistle Award to Local Veteran

The Nevada Society of Scottish Clans Proudly Presents  2017 Silver Thistle Award to Local Veteran

Brett Palmer was selected as the Society’s 2017 Scot-of-the-Year for his dedicated service to our veterans. Palmer joined the Marine Corps immediately after high school, but his tour was cut short by an injury.  A couple of years later he…

Author Says 2400-Year-Old Temple and Vase Art From Greece Depicted Adam, Cain, Noah, and Other Genesis Figures

Author Says 2400-Year-Old Temple and Vase Art From Greece Depicted Adam, Cain, Noah, and Other Genesis Figures

Solving Light Books announced today the release of "Genesis Characters and Events in Ancient Greek Art", by Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr. The book presents a pictorial history of the human race, painted and sculpted two-and-a-half millennia ago by artists who knew their…

Sunny Isles Beach is Collecting Photos That Celebrate 20 Years and Beyond

Sunny Isles Beach will celebrate 20 years of incorporation this June 16. The City is asking for photos from residents or visitors of Sunny Isles Beach landmarks, events, or special times throughout the years. Photos may be sent via social…

Get Groovy, Man, During 1970s-Inspired History Symposium

Get Groovy, Man, During 1970s-Inspired History Symposium

​​Far out! The National Automobile Museum is hosting the 13th annual History Symposium with a 1970s twist. Titled “The 1970s: Activism: Voices for Change,” attendees will have the chance to explore the trends, news and culture of the decade that…

Remembering the King and His Cadillac at the National Automobile Museum

Remembering the King and His Cadillac at the National Automobile Museum

​Born Elvis Aaron Presley on January 8, 1935 the “King” would have been 81 years old this year.  Presley is regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century. The 1973 Cadillac Eldorado Coupe originally owned…

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