A recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Welty was the first living author to have her works published by the Library of America.
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The St. Johns River has played an ever changing role in the lives of northeast Floridians for thousands of years.
The museum’s 3rd Friday on 3rd Street features the local veterans of Northeast Florida who served in the Vietnam War.
History of the American Soldier will be a featured event at Fort Clinch State Park on Amelia Island, Florida.
I see folks downsizing; homes are no longer the huge castles of the past twenty years but rather smaller and more sensible homes.
Attend a free presentation by Dr. Kristin G. Congdon, professor of philosophy and humanities at the University of Central Florida.
The museum welcomes Dr. Rebecca Saunders, presenting Indians, Europeans, and Amelia Island: Archaeology of the battle for the New World.
Join a park ranger for a look into the past and the artifacts left behind in over 5,000 years of culture at Talbot Islands.
This holiday marks the date Juliette Gordon Low registered the organization’s first 18 girl members in Savannah, Georgia, creating the first official Girl Scout troop on March 12, 1912
It was on March 7th, in 1876, that the telephone patent was granted to Alexander Graham Bell.
The history that has crossed our Centre Street over the years.
It was on this day in 1862 that President Abraham Lincoln introduced paper currency in the United States as a way to pay bills and finance the Civil War without raising taxes.
The Boy Scouts in the 1910s were an idea, there were Boy Scouts in America even before the Boy Scouts of America were founded.
For 75 years, dogs, thimbles, cannons, irons and cars have been making their way through Atlantic City by the roll of the dice.
It was February 3, when a plane crash claimed the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, the “Big Bopper” and their pilot, Roger Peterson, forever known as The Day the Music Died.