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DAR Amendment 19 Display

Amendment 19 Displays

For the past few years, LHS has partnered with the local Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) chapter to bring you information and displays on the Constitution, which are always displayed at the Legler Barn during Constitution Week. 348 more words

Henry Grandkids - Rollin, Channing & George Henry

By Jill Passmore, Visitor Experience Coordinator

Rollin, Channing, and George Henry were the three oldest sons of George and Polly Ann Henry. They seem to have been very close and were the first to continue with family trends of working in photography and fruit cultivation/agriculture. 750 more words


News round-up: Online illustrated talk on the Imperial War Museum at the Crystal Palace


An online illustrated talk on the Imperial War Museum when it was in the Crystal Palace is being organised by the Crystal Palace museum via Zoom on Tuesday (August 18th) at 7.30pm, price five pounds. 128 more words


The interior of St Stephen's Church, Bournemouth - a card posted in 1920

This card, which was posted to Winnie Barber in February 1920, is one of the “Boots Cash Chemists Pelham Series, No 453a”. The image shows the interior of St Stephen’s Church in Bournemouth. 153 more words

Barber Family

West Leeds Girls' High School Jubilee Magazine

This week’s Secret Library Heritage Blog article has been written by Local and Family History’s Josh Flint and will be the first in a new series. 873 more words

Leeds History

It all began at the Central Library, 660 West Fifth Street...

At 6:30 PM, Monday, February 26, 1979 a new exhibit opened at the Central Library on West Fifth Street in Winston-Salem. It was created by Vernon Logan, the local leader of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, headed nationally by David Duke. 2,190 more words

Local History

A French Connection

Towards the end of 1810, the British vessel Neva was captured by the French. Richard CORTIS, second in command, found himself a prisoner of war. 451 more words