C-SPAN broadcast to feature Augusta history, culture and writers

...exploring the literary and historical life of "mid-size" cities across the country. The C-SPAN crew visited historic sites, interviewed local historians, profiled Augusta-based authors and visited area schools for the Augusta specials...

Touring Atlanta streetcar's new route

...King Historic Dis-trict stop to walk through Martin Luther King Jr.'s life at the Martin Luther King National Historic Site. Of particular interest is the home where King was born and raised. National Park Service guides lead tours through...

Top travel destinations for 2015

...Vietnam War ? even though Americans had been sent to the country in prior years.A number of U.S. museums and historic sites will be hosting exhibits and events to mark 150 years since the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the end of...

Historic building on Lucy C. Laney High School campus demolished for new construction

...Montgomery said. "That new building is not a historic site. A link to a great figure is now gone...out to discuss the future preservation of historic sites."The RCBOE owns several more historic sites, and I would love for them to come and...

Upcoming Calendar

...Tuesday, Jan. 6, Jeff Maxwell Branch Library; with Elizabeth Laney, park interpreter at Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site; free, reservations required; (706) 793-2020WILDLIFE IN YOUR BACKYARD: 10:30-11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan...

St. Charles, Mo.: Where Lewis and Clark began their journey

...and serves fresh bakery items and fruit smoothies.Afterward, take the tour at First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site at 200 S. Main St. When Missouri became a state in 1821, legislators needed a place to convene while the capitol...

Michelle Obama stumps for Nunn in Ga. Senate race

...minority and female voters. She told a large crowd in a recreation center just steps from the Martin Luther King Jr. Historic Site in Atlanta that Nunn and Jason Carter, a Democrat running for governor, can win in November if just 50 Democrats...

Teens love vacation selfies, but older travelers worry they're distracting

...the selfie was misinterpreted. She'd studied World War II history with her father and they'd planned to visit historic sites together, but he died before they could make the trip.Her selfie from the grounds of the concentration camp was...

Where Travel: Going beyond London

...England's medieval queens, and a palace used by Henry VIII and his first wife. Now, as one of Britain's most visited historic sites, you can enter the State Rooms and see original Tudor and Medieval artifacts. The grounds enhance the site as a...

Historic sites are in danger, preservationists say

WASHINGTON - The National Trust for Historic Preservation recently released its listing of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. It includes sites from Virginia to Hawaii.