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This Week In History, July 27

by Dianne Hermann   “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.”          – Winston Churchill              Week of July 29-August 4, 2013   July 29 1920 - The first of three JL-6 aircraft leave...

This Week In History, July 21

by Dianne Hermann   “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.  ~ Winston Churchill              Week of July 22-28, 2013   July 22 1775 - George Washington, at the age...

Old Stewball Really Was a Racehorse

by Dianne Hermann (Copyright 2013)   Fact is always stranger, and infinitely more interesting, than fiction. And facts involving animals are no exception. Many of us have heard the song, “Old Stewball Was A Racehorse.” But did...

This Week In History, July 13

by Dianne Hermann   “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.”          – Winston Churchill              Week of July 15-21, 2013   July 15 1870 - Georgia becomes last confederate state to be readmitted...

This Week In History, July 8

by Dianne Hermann  “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill              Week of July 8-14, 2013   July 8 1776 - Col. John Nixon gives the...

Civil War in America Day 3

Photo of map of Pickett's Charge On the third day of battle, July 3, fighting resumed on Culp's Hill, and cavalry battles raged to the east and south. All the battles were eclipsed by Pickett's Charge,...

Civil War in America Day 2

Photo of a typical embalming shack. Families who couldn't afford to pay for the embalming had their loved ones shipped home in metal caskets to preserve the bodies. The American Civil War was the bloodiest...

Civil War in America

Photo of General George G. Meade's headquarters during the Battle of Gettysburg, July, 1863 "The army is the worst place in the world to learn bad habbits of all kinds, there is several men in...

“The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.”

A Peek Into The Past by Dianne Hermann   “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill            Week of July 1-7, 2013   July 1 1966 - Medicare becomes available as a...

June 6 1944: Never Forget the Price of Liberty

“You are about to embark upon the great crusade toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you…I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty...