Posts tagged: history

Lost Colony Land Deal To Preserve America's Beginnings

                                                         Photo:First Colony Foundation       The fate of the Lost Colony, vanished English colonists brought to Roanoke Island in the 1580's by Sir Walter Raleigh, has enthralled archeologists and historians for decades.  Now, the First Colony Foundation, a preservation group for the area, has struck a land deal...

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The Ravages of Time Hit 1965 Time Capsule

    Not all time capsules are cracked opened to reveal shiny, pristine tokens of the past.  Just ask the organizers of a recent reveal in Bay City, Michigan. After 50 years, they decided to take a peek inside a metal box buried in 1965.   What they found was a wet, disappointing mess.                                                                                                                                      (

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