History

History

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“Those who cannot remember the past, are condemned to repeat,” George Santayana (1863-1952). We are celebrating the 92nd Anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe...

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“Has a philosopher like you failed to discover that our country is more to be valued and higher and holier far than mother or...

911 Anniversary

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Of the nearly 3000 people that perished on September 11, 2001 – a day that will not soon be forgotten – 39 were Greek-Americans....

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Ancient Greece has influenced the western world in a variety of aspects, but the most important element of our modern society, Democracy, was the...

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The National Park Service added the Tarpon Springs Greektown Historic District in Pinellas County to the Register of Historic Places on June 2, 2014....

Pontian Greek Genocide

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Each year the descendants of the Pontian-Greeks along with all Hellenes and Phil-Hellenes across the United States and Canada commemorate the victims and honor...

Twice A Stranger

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“Twice a Stranger,” a documentary about the most significant forced population exchanges in the 20th century was recently presented by the Modern Greek Studies department at the University of Illinois.

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The Greek immigrant Louis Tikas born in Crete, Greece as Elias Spantidakis was the main labor union organizer at the Ludlow camp during a 14-month coal strike in...

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The University of Chicago Library has finally managed to solve a mystery surrounding some unrecognizable handwriting found in a copy of Homer’s ancient Greek epic...

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U.S. President Barack Obama issued a statement on the occasion of Armenian Remembrance Day. American-Armenians form the second largest community in the Armenian diaspora...

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Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today marked the 193rd anniversary of Greece's independence from the Ottoman empire by delivering remarks at the American Hellenic...

President Barack Obama Issues a declaration on the 2014 Greek Independence Anniversary

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US President Barack Obama released a proclamation on the occasion of Greek Independence Day, to be observed March 25th, 2014. The US President calls...