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Travel theme: Freedom

To honor the men and women who protect our freedom, the City of Knoxville placed wreaths for the month of December on the graves of our veterans.   127 more words


Shackled human skeletons uncovered at Roman Necropolis in southwestern France

History.com: During a recent excavation of a building site in southwestern France, archaeologists turned up an ancient Roman necropolis containing hundreds of human graves. The burial ground is located near Saintes, a regional capital during Gallo-Roman times and the site of an enormous amphitheater built in the first century A.D. 382 more words


Pursuing the past, finding the future

We drove southeast from Zürich toward the birthplace of Maria Tschanen Zimmerman, my great-grandmother. I’d hoped to find family tombstones, especially for her sister, Anna. My grandmother’s only expressed wish, unfulfilled, had been to visit Switzerland. 419 more words


Hundreds Lay Wreaths On Vets' Graves At National Cemetery Of The Alleghenies

BRIDGEVILLE (KDKA) – Hundreds of people were at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies Saturday to lay wreaths on the graves of local veterans.

It was part of “Wreaths Across America,” sponsored by the Military Order of the Purple Heart. 209 more words