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A House Divided: March 15, 2009 - March 21, 2009

Gettysburg Again Among Most Endangered Sites

Battlefields in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, Texas, Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi are in the top 10 most endangered in the country, according to the Civil War Preservation Trust which released the names at a press conference at 10 a.m. this morning....

By Linda Wheeler  |  March 18, 2009; 10:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
 
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Slave Auction House Receives State Protection

An Alexandria, Va., building that served as a slave trading center for more than three decades has just received permanent historic protection through an easement approved by the state's Department of Historic Resources. Slave business at that location didn't end...

By Linda Wheeler  |  March 17, 2009; 1:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Terrorism is An Old Game

Recently I purchased three volumes of Virginia's Acts of the Assembly that covered part of the decade preceding the Civil War. I looked through them last night, expecting to be mildly interested in what concerned the legislators of 150 years...

By Linda Wheeler  |  March 16, 2009; 12:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
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