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A piece of Virginia's coal-mining history will undergo a makeover this spring. The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy says coal mining in the so-called Richmond basin dates back several centuries.
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An inmate rescued a 19th-century Danville store ledger from the trash heap.
A group working to preserve a New York military cemetery from the Revolutionary War says it has identified 15 soldiers from Virginia believed to be buried there.
There's been plenty of interesting baseball history in the city, and author Fred Frommer has gotten it all down in a recent book.
A new Economist poll finds that a majority of Americans would prefer to live again in the bubble gum days of the 1950s.
On May 5, people across the United States will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with margaritas, mariachi and parades and festivals. But few know the history behind the day that so many Americans celebrate.
WTOP has assembled a list of some of the strangest road names in the Washington area. Many of these abnormally named arteries are even major commuting routes.
The future first president stayed in the field with his troops through the Revolutionary War, living and working in the tent that was the nation's first "oval office" of sorts. And a reproduction tent will be on tour ahead of the planned Museum of the American Revolution opening.
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