Hello Black Friday

November 25, 2016

Are you ready to burn off your Thanksgiving dinner calories while hunting for Black Friday deals? Did you know that the first recorded use of the term…

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 24, 2016

Ever wonder why turkey is the centerpiece of Thanksgiving dinner? It turns out historians don’t know for sure, but there are a few theories of why this…

Balanced Holiday Travel

November 23, 2016

During the holiday season, Americans all over the country will be traveling near and far to see family and friends. We understand that traveling can often…

#DYK Railroads Created the First Time Zones

November 18, 2016

Have you ever wondered where time zones came from? Apparently in the 1880s most towns in America had their own local times based on "high noon" or when…

Happy Birthday to the U.S. Marine Corps

November 10, 2016

Today marks the 241st birthday of the United States Marine Corps. The Marines were established by the Continental Congress in 1775 to serve as a special…

Reflecting on President Lincoln’s Re-Election

November 8, 2016

On this day in 1864 President Abraham was re-elected President of the United States with 55 percent of the vote. He carried all but three states.
On that…

Five Facts on Halloween

October 31, 2016

Today is Halloween. A holiday we normally associate with jack-o’-lanterns, costumes and trick-or-treating, but there are a lot of fun facts about the…

5 Facts on Christopher Columbus

October 10, 2016

Most of us have heard the story of how Christopher Columbus “sailed the ocean blue” in 1492. How much do you know of Christopher Columbus beyond him…

Breast Cancer Awareness

October 7, 2016

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. During this month, communities and organizations all over the country are working to raise awareness and to help…

Happy Fall Y’all!

September 22, 2016

Today marks the first day of autumn, which means cooler weather, brilliant leaves and lots of fun fall activities.
Whether it’s cheering on your favorite…