Biking

Pick a trail in Fayetteville, N.C.

April 2, 2015

Proudly calling itself “Freedom’s Home,” Fayetteville, N.C., is best known as the location of Fort Bragg, which has the largest military population in the country. Visitors typically tour the impressive Airborne and Special Operations Museum […]

Culture

Museums highlight women in history with new exhibits

March 23, 2015

Two museums in Hampton, Va., are highlighting more than 350 years of contributions by women with special exhibits during 2015. Telling the truth The Truth About Women: Myth and Reality, an exhibit running through Aug. […]

Civil War

The last 10 days of the war: Richmond to Appomattox

March 16, 2015

If anything marked Gen. Ulysses S. Grant’s demeanor in the spring of 1865, it was his determination to stretch Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Confederate army, which was entrenched around Petersburg, Va., to the breaking point. […]

Civil War

This spring, learn how the Civil War ended

March 1, 2015

The great national nightmare was coming to an end 150 years ago, but there’s probably a lot you don’t know about what happened in March and April of 1865. As we wind down our coverage […]