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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

Roosevelt-Era Statue Dedicated at Tennessee Park

Tennessee is honoring the sweat of the brow and President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal program that built much of its existing infrastructure. Officials recently dedicated a new, bronze, CCC Worker Statue at Pickett State Park, northeast of Nashville. The statue forged in Michigan is one of several now dotting the country to remember the […]

Continue Reading By on September 28, 2012 in hiking, historic, outdoors

New Carver Children’s Book

It’s refreshing to see a new work of historical fiction that keeps history and science vibrant for young minds. Just weeks before visiting the Carver Monument, our family was happy to discover “In the Garden with Dr. Carver” at our local library.  This was a delightful new Carver children’s book. Author Susan Grigsby and illustrator […]

Continue Reading By on December 9, 2010 in book reviews, green, outdoor, sustainable