Celebrating the birthplace of an American icon

April 29, 2015

You don’t see a lot of 75-year-olds celebrating their birthdays by playing in the mud or driving over big rocks and piles of dirt, but that’s exactly what will be happening June 12–14 during the […]


On the Radio: Assassination staycation

April 12, 2015

Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about fun things to do in and near the nation’s capital. This week: Washington’s Crime Museum sponsors a walking tour of places associated with […]


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 […]


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. […]