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Rediscovering Hawaii’s Archaeological Heritage in 2023 Edition

Dive into ancient Hawaii with the expanded 2023 edition of Feathered Gods and Fishhooks, revealing new archaeological findings and insights.  Revisiting the Rich Archaeological History of Ancient Hawaii Step into the revised world of Hawaiian history with the updated “Feathered Gods and Fishhooks.” Esteemed archaeologist Patrick V. Kirch, together with colleague Mark D. McCoy, rejuvenates a foundational work that stands as a cornerstone in Hawaiian archaeological studies. After four decades, this new edition emerges as a vital resource for understanding……

Essential Guide to Thanksgiving 2023 – Facts & Traditions

Thanksgiving 2023 insights from historical myths to current trends, and everything in between. Dive into the holiday’s facets this Nov 23. The History and Myths of Thanksgiving As the leaves change and the air cools, Americans gear up for a day of feasting, football, gratitude, and often, music that sets the tone for celebration. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, let’s delve into the elements that define this cherished holiday. While many reminisce about the cozy origins of Thanksgiving from……

Joan Collins on Monroe News: A Hollywood Memoir

Dive into Joan Collins’ journey in Hollywood, facing ‘wolves’ and challenges, as revealed in her new memoir, “Behind the Shoulder Pads.” Hollywood’s Hidden Realities: Joan Collins’ Early Experiences When Joan Collins first stepped into the glitz and glamor of Hollywood, she was met with an unexpected warning from iconic actress Marilyn Monroe. At a gathering at Gene Kelly’s house, Collins encountered Monroe, who appeared “lonely and lost,” a feeling Collins resonated with as a newcomer to the industry. Monroe’s Cautionary……

Historical Marker Celebrates Railroad History in Hughesville

New historical marker in Hughesville celebrates the Williamsport & North Branch Railroad. Learn how it shaped the area and why its history is vital today. Hughesville Honors Its Railroad Roots When Lewis Peterman talks about the Williamsport & North Branch Railroad, you can tell it’s close to his heart. For Peterman, who’s on the board of the East Lycoming Historical Society, it’s all about family. His great-granddad Harry was a station agent in Sonestown, and his great-uncle Philip held the……