The Stone of Scone is one of the oldest—and the least glamorous—of the British coronation trappings, but it’s had a long and colorful history, right up to the present day.
Liz Theoharis C’98 co-chairs the recent revival of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign of 1968. The Presbyterian minister, social justice leader, and biblical scholar is reframing the narrative around poverty and the poor while pushing for lasting policy changes.
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On a sunny Scottish Sunday, Nov. 12, 1933, Hugh Gray took his usual walk after church along Loch Ness, near Inverness. As he later told the Scottish Daily Record, he noticed “an object of considerable dimensions” emerging two or three feet out of the water not far from him.
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After posing as appraisers of Civil War artifacts on "Antiques Roadshow," former Bryn Mawr collectibles dealer Russ Pritchard III and his accomplices bilked several individuals--and a Harrisburg museum--of thousands.
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“Teen Angel” became the first teen-tragedy song to reach No. 1
on the charts and paved the way for a distinct, though short-lived,
musical genre about youths dying in car or motorcycle wrecks.
As I handed my grandmother’s aquamarine ring to "Antiques Roadshow" jewelry appraiser Kevin Zavian at the show’s first filming in Delaware at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, I wondered what he could tell me that I didn’t already know.
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Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and husband to Queen Elizabeth for over 70 years, has died. He was 99 years old.
In the coming decades, five princesses are expected to ascend the thrones of Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, and Sweden.
The unprecedented number of queens-in-waiting stems from updated succession laws in all of the countries but Spain.
Henry Francis du Pont’s legacy lives on through the Wilmington museum's programs, which are aimed at training
the next generation of antiquities conservationists.
Charles III is far from the only Prince of Wales who spent much of his life waiting to rule. Here are the next five longest-serving Princes of Wales and the most surprising things they accomplished.