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Homeland Day 100th Anniversary Celebrated in Manchester, Connecticut

Story & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com

The 100th anniversary of Homeland Day was celebrated on June 14 in Manchester, Connecticut. Since renamed Heritage Day, the annual celebration was originated by Ruth Sears Cheney to recognize the heritage of the many ethnic groups living in Manchester and working in the Cheney silk mills. 635 more words


"Home of the Free Because of the Brave"

Write-Up & Photos by Jacqueline BennettĀ 

Across the country Americans took time yesterday to honor those in the United States Armed Forces who made the ultimate sacrifice. 136 more words