New D.C. walking tour highlights ‘Assassinations in the Capital’

The assassination of President Abraham Lincoln 150 years ago at the end of the Civil War still intrigues historians today. Coinciding with the assassination’s sesquicentennial, the Crime Museum in Washington, D.C., is offering a new walking tour. The 90-minute, two-mile “Assassinations in the Capital” tour highlights sites related to the conspiracy to kill Lincoln and members of his cabinet. The tour, designed for ages 10 and up, also highlights a number of other sites where


Former farm revived as north Georgia winery

ELLIJAY, Ga. — Situated in the heart of Georgia’s famed apple country, Cartecay Vineyards has brought new glory to a former farm. The land, originally a working farm dating to about 1890, was purchased in 2007. The winery’s grapes are grown on land that once grew corn and hay; the farm also was home to cattle, hogs and mules. The vineyard, which opened in 2011, incorporates much of the original farm’s layout. The winery derives