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               On May 10th of this year, I had the opportunity to attend the annual Confederate Memorial Day ceremony at Green Hill Cemetery in Greensboro, North Carolina. I recently graduated with my Master’s Degree in History from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where my spe…

BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — Archaeologists scouring the grassy hillside famously trampled during the 1969 Woodstock music festival carefully sifted through the dirt from a time of peace, love, protest and good vibes.

Around sixty-five people gathered in a rural Vermilion County, Illinois cemetery for the unveiling and dedication of a military tombstone at the previously unmarked grave of Sergeant John W. Simpson of the 14th Virginia Cavalry on April 21st.   The stone placed on his grave in 1918 had disap…

CAIRO (AP) — New radar scans have provided conclusive evidence that there are no hidden rooms inside King Tutankhamun's burial chamber, Egypt's antiquities ministry said Sunday, bringing a disappointing end to years of excitement over the prospect.

Editor’s note: This article on Leo Hamilton, written by Jennifer Lewter, first appeared in The Elk Valley Times’ special Millennium edition published Jan. 1, 2000. To read the rest of the story from our archives, just click here 

This article, written by Lucy Carter, first appeared in The Elk Valley Times’ Millennium Edition on Jan. 1, 2000. To read the rest of the story from our archives, just click here

Editor’s note: This story first appeared in The Elk Valley Times’ Millennium Edition published on Jan. 1, 2000. To read the rest of the story from our archives, just click here

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FILE – In a June 26, 1928 file photo, American aviatrix Amelia Earhart poses with flowers as she arrives in Southampton, England, after her transatlantic flight on the “Friendship” from Burry Point, Wales. Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains …

When the Southern states seceded from the Union, they faced an immediate dilemma. Their troops would need to be supplied with supplies for their hospitals. States’ rights came into play immediately. In the North the Sanitary Commission and the Christian Commission were formed on a national l…

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This aerial photo taken Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, in Mobile County, Ala., shows the remains of a ship that could be the Clotilda, the last slave ship documented to have delivered captive Africans to the United States. The Clotilda was burned after docking in Mobile, Ala., in 1860, long after th…

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This undated photo made available by the North Carolina Department of Natural Resources shows a piece of paper from books found on board Blackbeard’s ship the Queen Anne’s Revenge. To find paper in the 300-year-old shipwreck in warm waters is “almost unheard of,” said Erik Farrell, a conserv…

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FILE – In this Oct. 12, 2017 file photo, Greer Stadium field technicians Chandler Burchfield, left, and Cristina Oliveira use ground penetrating radar at a former minor league baseball park, in Nashville, Tenn. Developers Cloud Hill Partnership said Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, that the site is no…

This article written by Laurie Pearson first appeared in The Elk Valley Times’ Millennium Edition published Jan. 1, 2000. To read the rest of the story from our archives, just click here

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FILE – In this Sept. 4, 2015, file photo, the USS LST-325, a tank landing ship used by the U.S. Navy in the 1940s during World War II that has been restored and maintained by volunteers since it was decommissioned by the Hellenic Navy of Greece in 1999, sits docked near the Carnegie Science …

FILE – In this May 24, 1943 file photo, the capsized battleship USS Oklahoma is lifted out of the water at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii. The military says it has identified 100 sailors and Marines killed when the USS Oklahoma capsized during the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor 76 years …

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In this Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, file photo, tourists look at the tomb of King Tut as it is displayed in a glass case at the Valley of the Kings in Luxor. Artifacts from the tomb will go on display at the California Science Center in Los Angeles in March 2018 to kick off a ten-city tour to ma…

Editor’s note: The following article written by Laurie Pearson first appeared in The Elk Valley Times’ Millennium Edition published on Jan. 1, 2000. To read the rest of the story from our archives, just click here

Editor’s note: The following article first appeared in The Elk Valley Times’ Millennium Edition published on Jan. 1, 2000. To read the rest of the story from our archives, just click here