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Timelines Magazine

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Publisher: Lakeway Publishers | Category: History | Frequency: Bi-Annual

Recent Stories from Timelines

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Letcher County has an unsung hero who received this country’s highest award, the Medal of Honor! He also was the recipient of the Bronze Star and the Silver Star. Yet what do we know of him? This fielder asks has his image faded so quickly. Are we truly a grateful nation for his sacrifice? L…

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The idea of the GAR Memorial Highway goes back to about 1934. At the National Encampment in 1936, it was proposed that US 6, which runs from Provincetown on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, to Bishop, California, be designated as the Memorial Highway.

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There is something special about the spirit of the mountain people. To say they are mountain tough is an understatement. Yet they are the most loving, generous, and neighborly once you get to know their ways. I should know for I am one of them.

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Legends come in all sizes. Heroes come in both genders and all nationalities. They are not born, but rather rise to the occasion. Such is the legend and legacy of Neerja Bhanot.

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She was a wee little thing, weighing only four pounds and seven inches in height. Nevertheless, she captured the hearts of those who were privileged to meet her. She became bigger than life and of all things, she became a war hero. This is her story.

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During these troubled times we all need a hero. We need someone to look up to, to be our mentor, our protector, and most of all, show us the path of our forebears. We have those men and women. They have served and continue to serve. They are our Veterans and honor us by their willingness to …

The elders speak of it. History has made mention of it. Today it exists no more. But there was a time when a great fortified town existed on an island in the French Broad River. It was said to be over five hundred acres and heavily fortified. It was known as Chiaha or Olamico. It has been in…

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She was known as the ‘Lily of the Mohawk.’ She was an Iroquois maiden. She could be seen nailing crosses on trees and praying for hours in the woods. Her piety and humility is legendary. Her name was Kateri Tekakwitha. This is her story.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee Republican falsely declared in May that an 18th century policy designating a slave as three-fifths of a person was adopted for “the purpose of ending slavery,” commenting amid a debate over whether educators should be restricted while teaching about system…

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