# American history
Full room for Trump’s upcoming speech at CPAC. People now filling in standing room behind press as well.
Step Back in Time: Unforgettable Historical Reenactments Across America
For those fascinated by history, the United States offers a plethora of historical reenactment events and sites that not only entertain but educate, bringing pivotal moments in American history to life. These events allow visitors to experience the sights, sounds, and emotions of the past, making history accessible and engaging. Here's an expanded look at some notable historical reenactments across the country, including specific details on what visitors can expect:
The Battle of Kings Mountain: A Decisive American Victory in the Revolutionary War
On October 7, 1780, a critical battle unfolded on a rocky hilltop in Western South Carolina, known as Kings Mountain. This encounter proved to be a pivotal moment in the American Revolutionary War, marking the first major victory for the Patriots following a series of defeats.
This Haunted S.C. Jail is Home to the First Alleged Female Serial Killer in America
“If any of you has a message for the devil, tell me now, for I will be seeing him in a moment.” These were the famous last words of Lavinia Fisher, known as the very first female serial killer in the United States. She had a public execution in front of the old jail in Charleston, SC. The people of Charleston know exactly how haunted several of these places are. But the jail?
President Joe Biden's Statement on The Japanese American Day of Remembrance
Americans of Japanese heritage commemorate a Day of Remembrance (DOR) on or around February 19 of each year to remember the World War II experience of their families when their freedom was taken away due to racism, war hysteria, and a lack of competent government leadership at that time. Part of the purpose of the DOR events is to educate the public and to hopefully prevent an unjust incarceration of innocent persons from happening again in the United States.
This Presidents Day is Also a Day of Remembrance
The date of February 19, 2024, is not only Presidents Day in the United States, but it is a Day of Remembrance for Japanese Americans and others involved with civil rights. February 19 is a day which has significance to the Japanese American community in the United States because it was on February 19, 1942, that President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 after the start of World War II. This gave authority to the military commanders in certain regions to remove any persons from the area.
“The Revolution” comes to HB
REENACTORS will come to Central Park in Huntington Beach on March 2 and3 to share the history of the American Revolution (HBHS photo). “The Revolution,” a living history of the Revolutionary War, will be presented in Central Park in Huntington Beach on Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3 starting at 10 a.m. by the Huntington Beach Historical Society.
George Washington's 275th Anniversary Parade: A Grand Tribute
George Washington, the revered Founding Father of the United States, continues to be honored annually in a grand parade that winds its way through the historic streets of Alexandria, Virginia. This year, the city's festivities are particularly significant as they coincide with Alexandria's 275th anniversary, promising an even more extravagant celebration.
Lavinia Fisher: Debunking the Legend of America's Alleged First Female Serial Killer
The story of Lavinia Fisher is one shrouded in myth, legend, and sparse historical records. Believed by many to be America's first female serial killer, her true story reveals a mix of fact and fiction, underscoring the complexities of early 19th-century crime and punishment.
Remembering WWII Injustices: Two Day of Remembrance Events
The Utah Chapters of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) will be holding two Day of Remembrance (DOR) Events which will be on Saturday, February 17, and Monday, February 19, 2024, in Salt Lake City, Utah. This is a time to remember the experiences of Japanese Americans who were unjustly incarcerated in camps during World War II simply because of their ethnic heritage and the racism against them.
Unveiling the Legacy: The History and Significance of Presidents Day
Presidents Day, a federal holiday observed annually in the United States, is more than just a day off from work or school. It's a celebration of the nation's highest office and the individuals who have held it. But what is the origin of Presidents Day, and why do we commemorate it? In this article, we'll delve into the history and significance of Presidents Day, exploring its roots, evolution, and enduring importance in American culture.
Best 5 Historical Landmarks in Kentucky's Cities
Discovering Kentucky's cities takes you on a captivating adventure through the state's vibrant past, with notable sites that honour its cultural, architectural, and historical importance. Discover five captivating historical landmarks scattered throughout Kentucky's cities, offering a fascinating window into the state's rich past and its profound influence on the American narrative.
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America’s Oldest Living Person Just Celebrated Another Birthday
A small town in California with a population of 4,988 has made an annual tradition of celebrating one very special resident. Edith “Edie” Recagno Keenan Ceccarelli of Willits, California turned 116 on February 5th according to the Gerontology Research Group.
The Great Baltimore Fire of 1904: A City Reborn
On the morning of February 7, 1904, Baltimore was struck by one of the most devastating urban fires in American history. Originating in the John E. Hurst & Company building, the blaze rapidly engulfed the city, laying waste to over 80 city blocks and leaving an indelible mark on the landscape and the community. It was a catastrophic event that tested the mettle of Baltimoreans, who faced the aftermath with remarkable resilience and determination to rebuild.
Virginia has influenced America's decisions including the Supreme Court
The Commonwealth of Virginia has led the way for the US with some good choices and others considered unwise decisions. (Loc.gov). The Old Dominion was the first settled English colony and also the first state where slave ships landed.
JANM Will Host A Day Of Remembrance Event in Los Angeles
Japanese Americans and immigrants from Japan faced extreme racism and hatred during World War II. Those living on the West Coast of the continental United States were forced to leave their homes and live in what are now called "American concentration camps."
America's Oldest Continuously Operating Public Museum Announces Opening Day For 200th Season
Pilgrim Hall Museum, America's oldest continuously operating public museum, is set to celebrate its 200th Anniversary Season in 2024. The museum, known for its unparalleled collection of Pilgrim possessions, will open its doors on Friday, March 1st, inviting visitors and locals alike to immerse themselves in the rich history of Plymouth.
Japanese Americans Hold Day of Remembrance to Teach WWII Injustice
The three Utah Chapters of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) are Salt Lake Chapter, Mount Olympus Chapter, and Wasatch Front North Chapter. They will jointly sponsor an event called a Day of Remembrance (DOR). This is to remember and teach others about the World War II experience of Japanese Americans with the hope that no one else will ever have to suffer such an injustice.
Kentucky marks official recognition of Black History Month Thursday at State Capitol
Kentucky’s official observation of Black History Month took place Thursday in the State Capitol Rotunda. “Black history is American history,” said Rep. Pamela Stevenson, one of the speakers at the event. “We honor the contributions of Black Americans, by the establishment of Black History Month. We now recognize Black history 365 days a year.”