Weekly History News Roundup

Egyptian pet cemetery discovered… 1,800 year old site contains remains of dogs, cats, and monkeys

 

Finalist for National Book Awards announced

 

Genetics and DNA changing the story of North America… tests causing archaeologists to rethink theories about settlement

 

Few Americans remember America’s worst maritime disasterUSS Sultana disaster killed 2,000 people

 

Congress works to preserve land and Brandywine Battlefield… over 100 key acres to be protected at the site of the largest battle of the Revolutionary War.

 

General Washington thanks you

 

 

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