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Johnny Cash Museum in Nashville offers unique look at ‘Man in Black’

Posted: July 23, 2014 in Seeing America

The Johnny Cash Museum opened its doors to the public in May 2013, features a remarkable collection of Cash artifacts, including the standard concert posters and album covers. But the museum’s collection includes more off the beaten path artifacts.

Is it better to drive or fly this summer? It depends

Posted: July 21, 2014 in News, Seeing America

With summer travel in full swing, many may be debating that age-old question: Better to fly of drive? An answer to that oft-debated question isn’t so clear-cut.

Latest on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

Posted: July 19, 2014 in News

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 en route to Kuala Lumpur was shot down on Thursday, July 17, over eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board.

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park to add eight acres

Posted: July 17, 2014 in Civil War Trail, News

Georgia’s two U.S. Senators have introduced legislation to add eight acres of land to the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park.

Malaysia Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine

Posted: July 17, 2014 in News

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 en route to Kuala Lumpur was shot down today over Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board.

Malaysia Airline plane crashes in Ukraine

Posted: July 17, 2014 in News

A Malaysia Airline Boeing 777 en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam apparently crashed in eastern Ukraine, according to media reports.

Betsy Ross: A great story in American folklore

Posted: July 16, 2014 in Featured, History, Seeing America

The story of Betsy Ross is one of the great American legends. While it’s a great story, it’s most likely just a legend. Most sources indicate the legend entered the nation’s annals of history in the 1870s as the country celebrated its centennial thanks to Ross’ grandson.

Amtrak experiences on time rate drop

Posted: July 12, 2014 in News, Railfanning

Amtrak’s on-time performance has dropped during the first eight months of the fiscal year, according to an analysis of the railroad’s performance numbers.

A brief history of Bath’s Roman baths

Posted: July 9, 2014 in Featured, International Terminal

The Roman Baths for which this southwestern England city is named, are some of the most remarkable Roman ruins outside of Rome itself.

TSA requires travelers overseas to power on cell phones

Posted: July 8, 2014 in News

The Transportation Security Administration is requiring travelers “at certain overseas airports with direct flights to the United States” to power on mobile devices before boarding an aircraft.