Latest News for: Historical people


Witches in Waterford? Rumor takes a bite from Fort LeBoeuf Historical Society donations

GoErie 06 Dec 2023
The rumor is that witches are meeting on the Historical Society campus along Waterford’s High Street, according to a post on the society's Facebook page on Tuesday. ... Most people will realize that the "witches' meetings" are nonsense and that rumors won't divert the society from its mission, Historical Society President Jim Edwards said Wednesday.

Reviving Virginia’s historic Black cemeteries after decades of neglect

The Virginian-Pilot 06 Dec 2023
Richmond’s Historic Cemeteries.” ... “We may within the past generation or so, be finding ourselves in a moment where some of those older boundaries are starting to break down and people are starting to care about historical sites in ways that they had not in the past and some opportunities for preservation have opened up,” he said.

City of Bozeman launches landmark preservation program

Victoria Advocate 06 Dec 2023
... to protect neighborhood character, historic districts and historic landmarks ... So, I think it's just like expanding history beyond just the built environment and ensuring that we can preserve the stories of people, says Sarah Rosenberg, the city's Historic Preservation Officer.".

Red Feather Historical Society Celebrates Red Feather Lakes 100 Years 1923-2023

North Forty News 06 Dec 2023
Red Feather Historical Society President. Planning for the 100-year celebration started several years ago by highlighting the history of Red Feather Lakes by putting signs on historic buildings and sites, along with a walking-tour flyer.  Support Northern Colorado Journalism ... It provides historical histories of people and places, plus much more.

Bake Day, gingerbread decorating planned at Fort Gibson Historic Site

Cleburne Times-Review 06 Dec 2023
FORT GIBSON — Fresh-baked gingerbread soldiers, nurses, and laundresses will be served at Fort Gibson Historic Site’s winter bake day on Saturday, Dec ... The Fort Gibson Historic Site is at 907 N ... The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve, and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people.

Hunter’s Home to host two nights of holiday candlelight tours

Tahlequah Daily Press 06 Dec 2023
... to see the historic property in a new light ... Hunter’s Home is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve, and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people.

Mitchell Research Center to host holiday open house

Hillsdale Daily News 06 Dec 2023
“The event gives people an opportunity to tour the historical home built by Charles T ... “Many people have fond memories of times spent in the building when it was the library and they enjoy visiting and remissing,” she said ... “People also visit now to search for family histories, cemetery records, county histories, local yearbooks.

Ames City Council defers vote to demolish historic downtown pillars

Ames Tribune 06 Dec 2023
A plan to demolish several historic art monuments downtown has hit a bit of a snag, bolstered by nearly 150 signatures ... "Teachers, history buffs and residents proud of their historic downtown Ames consider these 32 historic plaques valuable details about the heritage, origin and significant people and events of Ames," Stallbaummer said.

Museums key part of local communities

Woodward News 06 Dec 2023
Claus and have pictures in front of our historic bank exhibit and then each kid will get a gift bag,” Robinson said. Statistically many people have never stepped foot into their own community museum, according to a report from the American Association for State and Local History.

Middle East carriers' profits likely to reach $3.1 billion in 2024

Khaleejtimes 06 Dec 2023
Globally, some 4.7 billion people are expected to travel in 2024, an historic high that exceeds the pre-pandemic level of 4.5 billion recorded in 2019, the IATA said ... People love to travel and that has helped airlines to come roaring back to pre-pandemic levels of connectivity.

Turkish president congratulates Kyrgyz counterpart on his birthday

Anadolu Agency 06 Dec 2023
... his delight at the strengthening of Türkiye’s "deep and multifaceted relations" with Kyrgyzstan, which he described as "based on the common historical and cultural roots of fraternal peoples.".

‘Anti-Zionism is antisemitism,’ US House asserts in ‘dangerous’ resolution

Al Jazeera 06 Dec 2023
It contends that the Jewish people have a right to self-determination in historic Palestine, which Zionists view as their ancestral homeland ... While Palestinians view themselves as the native people of the land, Zionists say Jewish people have historic and biblical claims to what is today Israel.

Airlines expect record 4.7B passengers in 2024: IATA

The Manila Times 06 Dec 2023
"Some 4.7 billion people are expected to travel in 2024, an historic high that exceeds the pre-pandemic level of 4.5 billion recorded in 2019," IATA said in its traditional review of industry trends as the year draws to a close ...

Former Brighton MSP to be razed for unique pharmacy

Livingston Daily 06 Dec 2023
Brighton Area Historical Society President Jim Vichich told WHMI the building will be demolished and replaced by People and Pets Pharmacy after receiving approval from the township.


Montana Standard 06 Dec 2023
The roadside curiosity provides tangible historical evidence of Butte's smelting history ... People are also reading… ... Kaplan cited a study by Fredric Quivik that describes slag from historical industrial practices as a cultural resource. "Some people would like to keep the ...