History At A Glance: Lee Road, Home of Barker’s Corner

Nine miles northeast of Covington nestled in an area dotted with large pines, sprawling oaks, and acres of farmland is the community of Lee Road. Lee Road is a rural community with neighborly people who regularly socialize and gather for good, friendly conversations usually at local businesses or in church. According to Mrs. Alice Rogers…
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Women in History- Dr. Virginia Apgar

Dr. Virginia Apgar was born on June 7, 1909 in Westfield, New Jersey. She graduated from Westfield High School in 1925, knowing that she wanted to be a doctor. Apgar graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 1929, where she studied zoology with minors in physiology and chemistry. In 1933, she graduated fourth in her class from Columbia University College of Physicians…
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Women in History-Sally Ride

Sally Kristen Ride was born May 26, 1951 in Los Angeles, California. Ride attended Portola Junior High and then Birmingham High School before graduating from the private Westlake School for Girls in Los Angeles on a scholarship. Ride attended Swarthmore College for three semesters, took physics courses at the University of California, Los Angeles, and then entered Stanford University as a junior, graduating with…
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Library of Congress was established 219 years ago!

The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is considered to be unofficially the national library of the United States. It is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States and is housed in three buildings on Capital Hill in Washington, D.C.: the Thomas Jefferson…
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