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Art museum to present living history reenactment of Civil War scene

tricities.com2014-08-29 16:20:19Cache

Posted: Friday, August 29, 2014 11:23 am | Updated: 12:07 pm, Fri Aug 29, 2014. ABINGDON, Va. -- The William King Museum of Art will present a living history reenactment Saturday. Re-enactors will recreate an image of the Civil War from the Library of Congress, according to a written statement.

Man claims kingdom so daughter can be princess

sacbee.com2014-07-14 19:46:57Cache

ABINGDON, Va. -- A Virginia man says he has claimed a kingdom in Africa so his daughter can be a princess.Jeremiah Heaton told the Bristol Herald Courier (http://bit.ly/1rcQHtp) that he recently trekked to a small, mountainous region between Egypt and Sudan called Bir Tawil. No country claims the land.Heaton says he planted a flag designed by his children there so that he could become a king — and more importantly, so his 7-year-old daughter Emily could be a princess.