History

  • 9 Most Iconic Southern Historic Sites Still Standing Today

    While children have been going back to school, there’s still plenty of time to plan a short weekend getaway. Why not also mix in some history and education with the enjoyment of vacation? Here are some of the most iconic Southern historical sites that you can visit and learn about the past. 1. Mount Vernon Learn more about the nation’s…

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  • What Scared An Archaeologist In Egypt?

    Egypt has always been a great place to go looking for archaeological discoveries, but they’ve been happening at a greater pace than ever before within the past two years. That’s not down to any accident. After a difficult few years of strife and conflict in the country, the Egyptian authorities are keen to rebuild the tourism industry that was once…

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  • 9 Legendary Archers: Male Gods and Heroes

    Archery is one of the oldest forms of combat; historians and archeologists have dated its practice as far back as 43,000 B.C. Indeed, it is one of the most primitive projectile weapons, its forever-uncredited discovery likely propelling humankind forward with new understanding of physics, trajectory, and ballistics. And like any age-old activity that requires strength and skill to master, archery…

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  • Franklin McCain – Life, Death and Legacy

    Franklin McCain Life, Death and Legacy - Biography and Wiki of Civil Rights Pioneer. North Carolina A&T graduate was born January 3,1941 in Union County

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  • Even More Mysterious Mummies Turn Up In Egypt 2020

    There may be no country in the world that’s been dug up and excavated as much as Egypt, and yet for all the tremendous archaeological work that’s been done there, there’s still so much we don’t know. Every discovery made in Egypt seems to lead to more questions than answers, and many historians have come to the sad realization that…

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  • Where Can I Buy Custom Challenge Coins?

    Challenge coins are something that even today, when they are no longer obtained so often, testify to true human qualities, gratitude and belonging to certain circles. It’s assumed that it was the army and navy that started this wonderful and famous tradition, which, believe it or not, is also respected and appreciated today. You may have had the opportunity to…

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  • Learn History with These Exciting Apps in 2020

    The saying holds true, those who forget history are doomed to repeat it. There are no two ways about it. History is an important subject that each one of us must strive to learn more of. Too bad, it can get extremely boring really fast. Many people find themselves snoozing to anything remotely connected to history because the way it’s…

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  • The Serapeum of Saqqara: A Giant Tunnel of Light?

    We’ll never get bored of exploring ancient Egyptian myths and legends. There’s so much history and culture there to unpack, and sometimes it feels like we’ve barely gotten started. It wasn’t until the very end of the 18th century that we discovered the Rosetta stone and began making translations of ancient Egyptians texts and hieroglyphs, and even now, much of…

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  • The US Government On The Verge Of Confiscating Supposed Debris Of The Roswell UFO Crash

    In 2011, a man discovered a number of artifacts in Roswell, New Mexico, where an alien spacecraft had supposedly crashed in 1947. He took the mysterious metallic pieces to a number of labs for testing. Results came back showing that the mysterious artifacts were not from Earth. “…either the lab made an analytical error or the material is not from…

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  • Hy-Brasil: The Legendary Phantom Island of Ireland

    Hy-Brasil was an island which appeared on ancient maps as early as 1325 and into the 1800s. On most maps, it was located roughly 321km (200 miles) off the west coast of Ireland in the North Atlantic Ocean. One of the most distinctive geographical features of Hy-Brasil on those maps is that it often appears as a circle with a…

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