Tag: Abraham Lincoln
During a speech at the Old State House in Springfield, Illinois on Wednesday, Hillary Clinton addressed the challenges we face as a nation.
One important reason is that the battle playing out in our politics is fundamentally a moral and spiritual battle, and while the right is connected to their moral and spiritual passions (even though that connection has been made on the basis of lies) Liberal America is not.
We in Liberal America are now embattled. America has been in kindred battles before, and on those occasions to which we look to see our finest American ideals expressed and embodied, great American leaders have shown the way.
In commemoration of the upcoming 150th anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek, Belle Grove will continue to offer a special tour that discusses Belle Grove Plantation during the Civil War.
There are legitimate debates to be had on issues like how to deal with long-term debt and healthcare. But those issues aren’t the focus right now, President Barack Obama noted in remarks at a private Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraiser in Potomac, Md., Monday night.
Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national professional touring theatre company based in Asheville, N.C., will be performing their production of Lincoln and Tubman on Tuesday, February 18, at 6:30 pm at the Staunton Public Library.
Using a modern tool to preserve a piece of history, the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation has launched its first crowdfunding effort, using the Razoo platform, as part of its efforts to preserve and revitalize the historic Lee-Jackson Building in New Market.
Members of Timberville Broadway Senior Center and Price Rotary Senior Center were pleased to have Doug Driver, president of Lantz Construction, come and visit this week.
National Geographic Channel’s first original scripted drama, “Killing Lincoln,” shot in Petersburg and Richmond this summer, is set to premiere during Presidents Day weekend on Sunday, Feb. 17, at 8 p.m. ET/PT, and will encore at 10 p.m.
James I. Robertson – one of the most distinguished names in Civil War history and a lecturer and writer of national acclaim – will focus on “Lincoln the Man” at the fifth annual symposium of The Lincoln Society of Virginia at Bridgewater College.
– Health: World TB Day, Tuesday, 9:45 a.m. – Local News: Road closure in Northeast Augusta, Tuesday, 9:45 a.m. – Business: Seminar in Lexington for small-business owners, Tuesday, 9:45 a.m. – Local News: Debate on videogame violence, Tuesday, 9:45 a.m. – Local News: Civil War Institute to focus on Lincoln, Tuesday, 9:45 a.m. – Event: […]
Two hundred years ago this week was born the man whom many consider to be our greatest president, thus far. Three weeks ago yesterday was inaugurated a man who makes history if only for the fact that he, as an African American, brings to fulfillment a process which Abraham Lincoln to a large extent made […]
– News: Bridgewater College president to lead commemoration of Lincoln’s birth, Tuesday, 9:17 a.m. – News: Israeli peace activist to speak at EMU, Tuesday, 9:17 a.m. – News: Shenandoah U. professor to speak on sensory processing disorders, Tuesday, 9:17 a.m.
A Lincoln state china dinner plate that was part of the official dining service at the White House during the Grant or Arthur administration is now on display at the Hardesty-Higgins House in Downtown Harrisonburg. On loan to Harrisonburg Tourism from Harrisonburg residents Myron and June Hoosaflook, this plate was a part of June’s mother’s […]