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  • The Murder of Laura Foster

    The Murder of Laura Foster


    The murder of Laura Foster was in all the papers. Did you miss it? You may have, the murder occurred in 1866. Shortly after a Confederate soldier returned home following his release from a Union Army prison, his girlfriend’s body was found in a shallow grave and Tom Dula was accused.

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Past Article

Bob Teevan


A postcard appears occasionally that tells a story so complex it is difficult to manage the many interwoven parts. The story of the Shire Oak in Headingley, England, is such a tale. Eighty years have passed since the spring winds blew the tree down, but a plaque will help you find the spot where it once stood. Postcard History tells the rest of the story.

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