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Manhattan Project National Historical Park Celebrated

World War II veterans, famed Calutron Girls and schoolchildren all shared a high school auditorium to celebrate the launch of the historic Manhattan Project National Historical Park in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.  The once Secret City is one of three national sites that collectively create the park, along with Los Alamos, New Mexico and Hanford, Washington. […]

Continue Reading By on January 18, 2016 in Appalachia, energy, heritage, historic

Visiting Historic Gettysburg with Kids

The following is a sponsored post in conjunction with Destination Gettysburg, in order to bring you more FREE family friendly content! Three remarkable days of battle in 1863 and one historic Presidential address have etched Gettysburg into the national consciousness.  Yet, you could spend days on end exploring the splendor and history lessons that are […]

Continue Reading By on July 25, 2014 in education, family, heritage, historic, travel

West Tennessee Museum Promotes Delta Heritage

Freshwater fish, cotton and a bit of music history greet you at the West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center.  You have to exit Interstate 40 and stay a while in tiny Brownsville, Tennessee to appreciate what this place has to offer.  The brightly lit, clean facility hosts what it calls three separate museums, each highlighting a […]

Continue Reading By on August 19, 2011 in agriculture, cotton, heritage, Mississippi Delta