Dianne Hermann

This Week in History: Feb. 5-11, 2024

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliteratetheir own understanding of their history.” George OrwellFeb. 5-11, 2024 February 51778 - South Carolina becomes the first state...

This Week in History: Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2024

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliteratetheir own understanding of their history.” George OrwellJan. 29-Feb. 4, 2024 January 291879 - The Custer Battlefield National Monument...

This Week in History: Jan. 22-28, 2024

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliteratetheir own understanding of their history.” George OrwellJan. 22-28, 2024 January 221814 - The first Knights Templar grand encampment...

This Week in History: Jan. 15-21, 2024

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliteratetheir own understanding of their history.” George OrwellJan. 15-21, 2024 January 151870 - A donkey is first used as...

This Week in History: Jan. 8-14, 2024

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliteratetheir own understanding of their history.” George OrwellJan. 8-14, 2024 January 81790 - President George Washington delivers the first...

This Week in History: Jan. 1-7, 2024

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell Jan. 1-7, 2024 January 1 – Happy New Year!1788 - Quakers...

This Week in History: Dec. 25-31, 2023

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“History is a vast early warning system.” Norman CousinsDec. 25-31, 2023 December 25 – Merry Christmas!1651 - A Massachusetts General Court orders a fine of five shillings for "observing any...

This Week in History: Dec. 18-24, 2023

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“History is a vast early warning system.” Norman CousinsDec. 18-24, 2023 December 181839 - John Draper of New York City makes the first celestial photograph (the moon) in the US.1915...

A Brief History of the American Insurrection – 250 Years Ago

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In December 1773, three British ships, carrying tea from China, docked at Griffin’s Wharf in Boston. The crates of tea were sent to the Colonies by the British East India Company. Governor Thomas Hutchison...

This Week in History: Dec. 11-17, 2023

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“History is a vast early warning system.” Norman CousinsDec. 11-17, 2023 December 111620 - One hundred two Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock. Forty-five died the first winter and were...