Archive for November, 2008

Lincoln Log Cabin to host 19th century Christmas event Friday – Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Sunday, November 30th, 2008
Lincoln Log Cabin to host 19th century Christmas event Friday
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier, IL – 43 minutes ago
Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site, administered by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency (www.illinois-history.gov), is an 86-acre pioneer farmstead

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Book-It Repertory has a solid adaptation of ‘My Antonia’ – Seattle Post Intelligencer

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

That’s a danger Annie Lareau faced in bringing Willa Cather’s 1918 novel to a stage. The book, ostensibly a memoir by the adult Jim Burden of his childhood on a farm near Blackhawk in the 1880s, is composed of episodes and impressions involving young …

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A bird’s-eye view of the farm – Christian Science Monitor

Sunday, November 30th, 2008
A bird’s-eye view of the farm
Christian Science Monitor, MA – 14 minutes ago
Among them were all of the buildings including the farmhouse and barns, the log cabin, timber frame library, and the wee hiker’s hut deep in the back forest

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Winter Festival of Prairie Cultures at Homestead National Monument – KPTM-TV

Sunday, November 30th, 2008
Winter Festival of Prairie Cultures at Homestead National Monument
KPTM-TV, NE – 59 minutes ago
(AP) – Winter traditions of people who lived on the Great Plains during the homesteading era will be celebrated during the Winter Festival of Prairie

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Winter Festival of Prairie Cultures at Homestead National Monument – NebraskaTV

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) – Winter traditions of people who lived on the Great Plains during the homesteading era will be celebrated during the Winter Festival of Prairie Cultures now until the end of the year at the Homestead National Monument of America …

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Winter Festival of Prairie Cultures at Homestead National Monument – KTIV

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KTIV) – The last Westwood wrestler has been released from the hospital nearly three weeks after a fatal accident, near Hornick, Iowa. CHARLES CITY, Iowa (AP) – Supervisors said they were also concerned about the concentration of hog …

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Glimpsing life the way Jackson, Lincoln and Truman lived – Modesto Bee

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

Modesto Bee
Glimpsing life the way Jackson, Lincoln and Truman lived
Modesto Bee, CA – 1 hour ago
home often become major tourist attractions, from estates at Mount Vernon and Monticello, to Hodgenville, Ky., where Abe Lincoln’s log cabin once stood.

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Gebhart: It’s not there any more, but that doesn’t mean cabin isn … – Delaware County Daily Times

Sunday, November 30th, 2008
Gebhart: It’s not there any more, but that doesn’t mean cabin isn
Delaware County Daily Times, PA – 4 minutes ago
And now it is the little log cabin and a thousand or so memories which have gone. Since it was the oldest building in the borough and obviously had ample

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Donner Pass was Disneyland compared to crowded holiday airports – Cincinnati.com

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

“Please clear the aisles so we can depart on time,” the flight crew begged and pleaded. But the guy in 22-D wasn’t listening. He held up everyone while he stubbornly tried to cram 80 pounds of luggage into a 40-pound compartment. Takeoff was delayed …

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Post office recognized as historic property – Anchorage Daily News

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

SOLDOTNA — The original Soldotna Post Office has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. Judy Bittner, state historic preservation officer, says the register is the nation’s list of more than 85,000 significant historic properties …

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