Monthly Archives: April 2012

Lincoln at Ford’s Theatre

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I went to Ford’s Theater last week, to see the musical 1776.  The production was a good one, but it’s hard not to break away, every few minutes, to glance up at the Presidential box.  Mr. Lincoln still is a presence who … Continue reading

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Williamsburg Lambs

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If there’s anything I like more than history, it’s animals.  So when I heard that Colonial Williamsburg’s spring lambs had been born, I did what any self-respecting crazy lamb lady would do — I rushed down to see them.  Williamsburg is … Continue reading

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Stone Walls at First Manassas

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When Congressmen and local residents heard, in 1861, that there was going to be a battle between the Union and the Confederates at Manassas (I guess covert operations on both sides weren’t what they could have been), they gathered up their … Continue reading

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