This was a fun story: Not only did I get to study historic cites from the American Revolution and the Civil War, but the photo department found some phenomenal pictures to illustrate the sites in question.

In today’s paper on B3.

Many historic sites are in jeopardy
The Washington Post
April 30, 2014

The commonwealth’s rich history includes land where the English first settled in the New World and enslaved people sought rest on their way to freedom. But many of those places are in jeopardy from decay and development, weather and lack of resources, according to Preservation Virginia, a nonprofit group dedicated to protecting historic locales.

The group’s annual list of endangered historic sites was released Tuesday…read more…

Online: “Many of Virginia’s historic sites are in jeopardy”