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Just Below Your Feet

Just Below Your Feet

A year ago, during American Archaeology Field School, one of my students asked about Cultural Resource...

RECENT FROM History

Play Ball: The Story of L...

Play Ball: The Story of Little League Baseball

  PLAY BALL! THE STORY OF LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL®     Lance and Robin Van Auken    ...

RECENT FROM Travel

Mighty Susquehanna

Mighty Susquehanna

The Susquehanna is a shallow river that flows about 440 miles, from Cooperstown to the Chesapeake Bay....

Lance Van Auken

Lance Van Auken, Vice President of Little League Baseball, Inc., and Executive Director, Little League Museum. (Click...

Lance Van Auken
posted on: May 14, 2013 | author: Robin Van Auken

Heritage Downloads

My History Is America’s History This free eBook, “My History Is America’s History: 15 Things You...

Heritage Downloads
posted on: Apr 29, 2013 | author: Robin Van Auken

Social Applications

If you are considering adding social media and other interactive elements to your public relations and marketing...

Social Applications
posted on: Feb 27, 2013 | author: Robin Van Auken

WordPress Tutorials

So you want to use WordPress but not sure how to go about it? WordPress is a popular CMS used by companies, large and...

WordPress Tutorials
posted on: Feb 27, 2013 | author: Robin Van Auken
Google Apps & YouTube

Google Apps & YouTube

posted on: Feb 27, 2013 | author: Robin Van Auken

If you’re not using Google, then you need to consider all that this amazing company has to offer. Most amazing of all is that it is free,...

Books by Van Auken

Books by Van Auken

posted on: Apr 18, 2012 | author: Robin Van Auken

  “‘Play Ball!’ is a delightful walk down the storied history of Little League Baseball. For those of us who played the dreams of...

Canfield Island

Canfield Island

posted on: Feb 24, 2012 | author: Robin Van Auken

Canfield Island is a recent addition to the Susquehanna shoreline, having been added during the 19th century during Northcentral...

Election Day

Election Day

posted on: Nov 1, 2011 | author: Lance Van Auken

I have always been a political geek. My father fostered that in me when we canvassed our neighborhood in Largo, Florida. We handed out Nixon bumper...

School Days

School Days

posted on: Aug 1, 2011 | author: Robin Van Auken

Working with Muncy Historical Society and the students (past and present) of Muncy Jr/Sr High School, historian Robin Van Auken created a 30-minute...

Pennsylvania’s Forests

Pennsylvania’s Forests

posted on: Jul 31, 2011 | author: Robin Van Auken

Pennsylvania’s forests reflect a history of choices — from peaceful coexistence between humans and the forests to the massive harvesting of the...

Lumber Heritage

Lumber Heritage

posted on: Jul 31, 2011 | author: Robin Van Auken

The Lumber Heritage Region holds a key to the rich heritage of Pennsylvania’s forests–from the struggles of the pioneers to the cut-and-run...

Shawn Gardner

Shawn Gardner

posted on: Jun 28, 2011 | author: Robin Van Auken

Artisan Shawn Gardner, of Fair Chase Designs, presents on prehistoric technology and Native American art. This is presentation is suitable for...

Barbara Barnes

Barbara Barnes

posted on: Jun 28, 2011 | author: Robin Van Auken

Barbara Barnes’ art vessels reflect a keen appreciation for nature in shapes and colors. She uses interactive glazes, often firing multiple...

Joy McCracken

Joy McCracken

posted on: Jun 28, 2011 | author: Robin Van Auken

Joy McCracken is a spinning and weaving expert. McCracken demonstrates the craft of creating fabric from animal hair to students. One of her...

Muncy Historical Society

Muncy Historical Society

posted on: Jun 27, 2011 | author: Robin Van Auken

Muncy Historical Society and Museum of History, a not-for-profit, all volunteer organization founded in 1936, focuses on preservation and...

A Monument to Exodusters

A Monument to Exodusters

posted on: Jun 27, 2011 | author: Robin Van Auken

DUNLAP, Kansas — On a lonely, country road in Dunlap, Kan., a monument soars. An engraved stainless steel plaque stretches between two pillars...

Another Memorial Day

Another Memorial Day

posted on: May 30, 2011 | author: Lance Van Auken

You have to wonder. What is it that makes a person want to have a job where they wake up every morning with the realization they might be called...

Van Wagner

Van Wagner

posted on: Apr 8, 2011 | author: Robin Van Auken

Since he was a child, Van Wagner has been singing, strumming, rambling, and picking his way through the hills of Pennsylvania. With more than 100...

My History Is America’s

My History Is America’s

posted on: Jun 11, 2010 | author: Robin Van Auken

If you’ve ever wanted to know who you are and where you came from, you’re not alone. More than 100 million Americans are looking for...

Newport in the Winter

Newport in the Winter

posted on: May 31, 2010 | author: Robin Van Auken

NEWPORT, RI – Seagulls surf the bitter wind off Narragansett Bay as a lone lobster boat chugs home. By January, the blue bay in Newport, the...

Head for Mile Marker Zero

Head for Mile Marker Zero

posted on: May 31, 2010 | author: Robin Van Auken

KEY WEST— It is time for the annual migration of snowbirds. Houses are secured, SUVs are packed, and neighbors are waved farewell. Those fortunate...

Snorkeling the Tortugas

Snorkeling the Tortugas

posted on: May 31, 2010 | author: Robin Van Auken

DRY TORTUGAS – If you can swim – okay, if you can float – then you can snorkel and the best snorkeling in North America is at Dry Tortugas National...

Where Is the Best Boat Show?

Where Is the Best Boat Show?

posted on: May 31, 2010 | author: Robin Van Auken

MIAMI BEACH – The traffic had stalled on Collins Avenue, also known as A1A. Drivers didn’t seem to mind; their eyes were glued on the mega yachts...

Visit Annapolis Offseason

Visit Annapolis Offseason

posted on: May 31, 2010 | author: Robin Van Auken

ANNAPOLIS, MD – If winter winds on Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island aren’t your cup of tea, then consider heading south to the Chesapeake Bay and...

Which eReader Do You Need?

Which eReader Do You Need?

posted on: May 31, 2010 | author: Robin Van Auken

The eReader is emerging as a true friend of the reader: they’re useful, entertaining and you can have thousands of eBooks on your virtual...

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