Tag: Rhine River

  • The Story of the Lorelei

    The Story of the Lorelei

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    The major rivers of the world have profound effects on the lands they flow through. Any 5th grader can name some of them, but the Rhine River that raises in Switzerland and flows to the North Sea has influenced western civilization more than most. This bit of postcard history shows how.

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Past Article

Ray Hahn
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An uncertain spokesman once said to George Pickett that the “Old Man” (Robert E. Lee) gave him immortality. That rather dubious “gift” came by way of having his name associated with a battlefield calamity at Gettysburg that came to be known as Pickett’s Charge.

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