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A House Divided: August 23, 2009 - August 29, 2009

Chickamauga Anniversary Offers Tours, Lectures

The 146h anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga will be marked by the National Park Service with an impressive array of tours, talks and demonstrations between Sept. 17 and 20. The battlefield, located in northwest Georgia, was the scene of...

By Linda Wheeler  |  August 26, 2009; 11:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Charleston To Have A Black History Museum

A decade after officials in Charleston first proposed a black history museum, the $69 million project is moving ahead, according to a story by Associated Press reporter Bruce Smith. The museum, to be called the International African American Museum, will...

By Linda Wheeler  |  August 26, 2009; 1:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Preservationists Say Wal-Mart Battle Not Over

The Orange County Board of Supervisors in Virginia voted 4-1 early this morning to approve a special use permit that will allow Wal-Mart to build a super center close to the National Park Service's Wilderness Battlefield. In a statement released...

By Linda Wheeler  |  August 25, 2009; 12:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
 
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Art Show Inspired by Walt Whitman's Poetry

The Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis has a new show, "Bold, Cautious, True: Walt Whitman and the American Art of the Civil War Era," that sounds terrific. Memphis Daily News reporter Jonathan Devin has written a thoughtful review that...

By Linda Wheeler  |  August 23, 2009; 9:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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