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Ten Top Unique, Spooky and Wacky Things to See and Do in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

The Getaway Mavens are at it again, scoping out the most curious spots in the Northeast. Though not as off the wall as, say, Provincetown MA or Coney Island NY, Virginia's Shenandoah Valley has some pretty strange and unique attributes.

New Stonewall Jackson Biography by Award-Winning Author S.C. Gwynne

Kate Kelly | Posted 12.16.2014 | Books
Kate Kelly

Born to parents who died early, Jackson and his sister had to live through a lot of uncertainty as children but were ultimately well-cared for by an uncle who ran a grist mill in what is today West Virginia.

UNCIVIL WAR: Man Fires Cannon At Neighbors Repeatedly

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 11.15.2013 | Weird News

I do declare, this gentleman is the craziest neighbor this side of the Mason-Dixon. Victims say 52-year-old Brian Malta, of Kiatone, N.Y., fired hi...

Did Lung 'Bug' Kill Confederate General?

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 07.10.2013 | Science

Historians and doctors have debated for decades what medical complications caused the death of legendary Confederate fighter Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jac...

SOLVED: Mystery Of Shooting That Killed Confederate General

Posted 05.09.2013 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/01/2013 06:03 PM EDT on Thanks to astronomy, the 19th century mystery surrounding the death of Confede...

Help Solve An Old Mystery

AP | STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The names of the two little girls are an enduring mystery, their images found among crumpled bodies on Civil War battlefields. ...

New Music Seminar: A Conversation With Tom Silverman, Plus Chatting With Marty Stuart and Jesse Winchester

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.09.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


The Confederacy: Kill the Myth Once and For All

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Waving the American flag while fiercely defending the effort to tear that flag down is untenable. Make a choice; be a proud American or a proud Confederate. You cannot possibly be both.