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[10 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 534 views]

Uncovered: Whiskey Row store owners find wall-sized century-old cigar ads

PRESCOTT - Rich and Jenny Schulte thought it would help boost the historic look of their new Whiskey Row store to remove thepegboard and plaster on one long wall to uncover the old brick.
But they never suspected what else they’d find.
Two huge cigar ads were painted onto those bricks about a century ago when the store was the Grand Saloon.
The Schultes will leave the ads in place and display their Western items in front of the ads at their Jenny Longhorn store.
The …

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[16 Feb 2010 | No Comment | 677 views]

“Curator at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, is calling it “the best home movie I have seen of the Kennedy arrival in Dallas on November 22, 1963.” For the first time, color film of President and Mrs. Kennedy arriving on Air Force One that fateful day is being released for public viewing.”

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[15 Feb 2010 | No Comment | 4,887 views]

“In the earlier years, when it was celebrated, it was more than celebrating his birth, it was celebrating what we liked about Washington: He walked away from power, a very poignant lesson for people,” said presidential historian Doug Wead.

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[14 Feb 2010 | No Comment | 676 views]

A president’s days, after he no longer is president, are of his own devising. The world no longer watches his every movement, a notion that can take some getting used to.

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[11 Feb 2010 | No Comment | 814 views]

Local Denver publication and Presidents Day Society favorite “Modern Drunkard” has an excellent article . . .

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[6 Feb 2010 | No Comment | 513 views]

Please refer to the Society Members section to find information key to this years event. Do not hesitate to email [email protected] if you have any questions. Thanks

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[25 Jan 2010 | One Comment | 725 views]

While we are all familiar with our George Washington and his Whiskey Rebellion, few know about the contribution our 27th President gave to “America’s Native Spirit.”  The next time you bend an elbow with a glass of straight, blended or imitation; you can toast the big guy from Ohio.

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[12 Jan 2010 | 2 Comments | 485 views]

“I am lately become a brewer for family use, having had the benefit of instruction to one of my people by an English brewer of the first order.”

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[31 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 277 views]

From US News:
President Obama had just received his morning briefings on national security and the economy and was about to confer with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen about the war in Afghanistan. In between, he sat down with U.S. News Chief White House Correspondent Kenneth T. Walsh to discuss one of the most important and fascinating aspects of his presidency—how he makes decisions in a crisis. He was, as usual, methodical, cerebral, and dispassionate. Excerpts:

You have faced an extraordinary array of urgent problems. Is decision making under …

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[14 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 311 views]

“In a nondescript conference room tucked inside the library at the University of Delaware, a graduate student found a historian’s equivalent to a needle in a haystack.” read more in story from CNN