Day archives: April 23rd, 2020

Destruction Of The Armenian Heritage In Historical Armenia

Destruction Of The Armenian Heritage

Kharberd’s (now Elazig) 600-year-old Armenian historical buildings in Historical Armenia are now being damaged and destroyed by robbers. For centuries, these historic buildings have survived many natural and manmade cataclysms but are now falling to treasure hunters. These hunters are not only destroying history but are also desecrating 600 years old Armenian graves in the …

US Assistance During The 1918-20 Typhoid Epidemic In Armenia

US Assistance During The 1918-20

April 23 marks the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Armenian-American diplomatic relations. “In the winter of 1918-1919, typhus reigned in Armenia. Combined with the famine, the disease was especially brutal. The streets of Yerevan were a terrifying sight – many refugees had to live out in the open and suffer mercilessly. Every minute, yells …