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2014-05-05 23:09:50

The 110-mile, two day Face of America bicycle and hand cycle ride included 130 injured veterans and 370 able-bodied riders. From national non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports, the April 26-27 ride from Arlington, Virginia to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania was one of the most successful events for the organization in the last decade. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Under mostly sunny skies and mild spring temperatures, 130 injured veterans joined with 370 able-bodied riders for the...

2014-04-30 23:25:47

A fascinating relic from the pathetic last moments of Adolf Hitler’s life has recently been acquired by the Gettysburg Museum of History and is being made available for study and DNA testing. Gettysburg, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The announcement was made by Erik L. Dorr, Curator of The Gettysburg Museum of History, on the 69th Anniversary of the Hitler’s death. The artifact is a piece of fabric from the couch that Hitler was sitting on in his Führerbunker when he committed...

2014-04-29 23:20:46

The 2014 Farmers Market season will feature a Wednesday market from 2-6 p.m. at the Heritage Center on Steinwehr Avenue to better accommodate working patrons. Gettysburg, PA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The Adams County Farmers’ Market Association, ACFMA, recently announced the relocation of the Wednesday market to a more convenient location at the Gettysburg Heritage Center at 297 Steinwehr Ave. This new downtown location positions the farmers market in the business district of Gettysburg...

2014-04-21 23:08:35

The April 25-27 Face of America bicycle ride from non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports will see more than 500 participants, including 130 injured veterans. The two-day ride from the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia will travel 110 miles to the historic battlefields of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Arlington, Virginia (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 More than 500 participants on bicycles, hand cycles, and recumbent bicycles will travel 110 miles on a two-day ride that begins April 26 from the Pentagon in...

2014-04-10 23:30:44

Recognition given by Maryland’s premier organization for health-care professionals. Gettysburg, PA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Graphcom, a full-service marketing and communications firm in Gettysburg, Pa., today announced it has received an Alfred Knight Award for Excellence from the Maryland Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (MSHSMD). The awards were presented during MSHSMD’s annual Alfred Knight Marketing Excellence Awards luncheon April 4 at the Sheraton Columbia...

2014-03-12 23:26:46

Virginia-based Capital One Bank will serve as presenting sponsor for World T.E.A.M. Sports' April 25-27 Face of America bicycle, recumbent and hand cycle ride from the Pentagon to the historic battlefields of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Holbrook, New York (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 World T.E.A.M. Sports announced today that Virginia-based Capital One Bank will once again serve as presenting sponsor for the April 25-27 Face of America bicycle, recumbent and hand cycle ride from the Pentagon...

2014-01-28 23:21:44

Adams County Library System will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Gettysburg Federal Building from Feb. 21-23. Gettysburg, Pa. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Gettysburg Federal Building, current home of the Adams County Library System, officials with the Adams County Library System have planned three days of community events to commemorate the past, present and future of this historic building in downtown Gettysburg. Events include an...

2013-12-11 23:24:45

World T.E.A.M. Sports’ popular Face of America bicycle and hand cycle ride from Washington to Gettysburg opened registration December 9 for teams and individuals participating in the inclusive April 25-27, 2014 event. The annual two-day, 110-mile ride honors disabled veterans. Arlington, Virginia (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 World T.E.A.M. Sports’ popular Face of America bicycle and hand cycle ride from Washington to Gettysburg opened registration today for teams and individuals...

2013-11-25 23:00:11

Living Legacy Tree Planting Ceremony Took Place on November 19, 2013 at Gettysburg National Military Park as Part of Dedication Day Gettysburg, PA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 In commemoration of the Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War, the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership has launched a legacy project of national significance. The Living Legacy Project is a simple yet eloquent plan to plant one tree for each of the 620,000 soldiers who died, as a living memorial for their...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.