The Greeks of Colonial Florida Featured in National Hellenic Museum Lecture

The National Hellenic Museum in Chicago recently released their latest installment in their online lecture series, called "The Greeks of Colonial Florida," lead by...

Greek Americans Discover their Hellenic Heritage in College

For Greek-American students who attend Queens College in Flushing, New York, it’s never too late to rediscover one’s heritage and learn more about where...

Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum Launches New Oral History Program

The National Hellenic Museum in Chicago (NHM), the largest repository of Greek-American oral histories, announced earlier in the week that they will embark on a...

Busting Racism in the 1930s: Powerful Photo of Greeks Serving Black Patrons

This powerful photo shot at a Greek-owned diner in Pittsburgh’s Hill District circa 1930s is an emotional reminder of how newly arrived Greek immigrants...

The Greek Soldier Who Became an American Icon in WWII

The unlikely story of the life of Evangelos Klonis reads like a novel of adventure and heroism. It is the story of a Greek...

Greek-American Congressmen Introduce Resolution to Recognize Oxi Day

Greek-American Congressmen and Hellenic Caucus members Chris Pappas, John Sarbanes and Gus Bilirakis introduced a resolution earlier this week calling for October 28 to...

Statue of Greek-Italian Painter of Capitol Frescoes Raised in Annapolis, MD

A statue of Greek-Italian painter Constantino Brumidi - famous for his U.S. Capitol building frescoes - has been raised in Annapolis, MD to honor...

Exhibition on the History of Romaniote Jews Opens at Greek Consulate in NYC

A photography exhibition documenting the history of Greece's Romaniote Jews, or "Romaniotes," opens on Thursday, September 19 at the Consulate General of Greece in...

George Dilboy, The First Greek-American who Fell in World War I

It was on this day in 1918 that George Dilboy was killed on a battlefield near Belleau, France after fighting so courageously that he...

“Nick the Greek,” The Immortal “Gentleman of Gambling"

On Christmas Eve 1966, “Nick the Greek” took his last breath, leaving behind an almost-mythical life spent as the high-stakes “Gentleman of gambling.” Imagine America...

Stunning Exhibition of First-Known Photographs of Athens at Metropolitan Museum

The earliest surviving photographs of Greece, Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria and Jerusalem, taken in the mid-nineteenth century, will be on display at the Metropolitan...

Acclaimed Greek-American Historian Speros Vryonis Dies at 90

Speros Vryonis Jr., the famed Greek American historian who was a specialist in Byzantine, Balkan, and Greek history, died on Monday in Sacramento, California...

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