Day: July 4, 2009

Fall of Vicksburg

A friend who is a Civil War expert reminded me that July 4th is also the anniversary of the fall of Vicksburg in 1863. As far as I know (and I haven’t researched this, just repeating what I’ve been told)… Read More ›

Celebrate Independence

Statue of Liberty by jsnku (Flickr) The Statue of Liberty’s crown re-opens to visitors today for the first time since Sept. 11, 2001. Last one to the top’s a rotton egg!