Culture

Can you say Conococheague?

August 31, 2017

Even third-grade students in the Tuscarora School District can say and spell the Native American word Conococheague, but it’s a mystery to most of the rest of the world. Rhyming with the words “Monica” and […]

Culture

On the Radio: Hot time in this city

August 14, 2017

Federal News Radio speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital. Week of August 13: Explore the history of urban firefighting at the Fire Museum of Maryland in Lutherville. […]

Culture

Where in Va. is James Monroe?

July 31, 2017

We associate George Washington with Mount Vernon, Thomas Jefferson with Monticello and Poplar Forest, and James Madison with Montpelier; all imposing Virginia homes of early presidents. But, quickly now, what place do you associate with […]

Civil War

Touring Gettysburg like a pro

July 31, 2017

In Gettysburg, the assortment of readily available visitor facilities and guide services enables both casual visitors and dedicated Civil War scholars to meet the people and events from those three historic days in July 1863. […]

Culture

Get a different view of Gettysburg

July 27, 2017

The images of Gettysburg are burned into the consciousness of anyone who has visited the battlefield area: the expanse of grass across which Confederate Gen. George Pickett’s men charged; the rocks of Little Round Top […]