The Most Powerful Tribute: Honoring and Supporting Veterans of the United States Military and Their Families
No matter how you do it, take the time to honor veterans of the U.S. Military and their families - every day of the year.
3 Cool Primary Sources That Are Not the Declaration of Independence but Are Fascinating Bits of American History
3 primary sources that are just as important as the Declaration of Independence in our American history.
October 19, 1781: Victory At Yorktown and the Beginning of A New Journey
Celebrate the victory at Yorktown this October and every October!
The Spy Whose Powerful Decision Helped Get an American Victory at Yorktown: Meeting James Armistead Lafayette
Have you met James Armistead Lafayette? He was the spy who helped us at Yorktown and shouldn't be forgotten.
Notes on How Decisions to Take Action Impacted American History
What if our founding fathers procrastinated? My personal procrastination on a marketing project inspired a post about decisions to take action in American history.
September 21 in American History: The Traitor Becomes a Traitor, Reagan Speaks and the King of Horror Is Born
When did Benedict Arnold become a traitor to America? September 21st 1780. See what else happened that day!
Putting this Blog into Context: A Quick Note About the 13 Colonies
Let's have a quick chat about the 13 colonies to put this American history blog in context.
4 Things I Learned from the Colonial Williamsburg Gunsmiths- A True Gem of a Trade
The Colonial Williamsburg gunsmiths make early American guns lock, stock, and barrel and share insight into the era!
The Scotchtown Post: Insight into Patrick Henry and the Place He Lived for a Few Pivotal Years
Have you visited Patrick Henry's Scotchtown? He only lived there for a few years, but they were pivotal ones.
A Visit to One of the Most Historical Sites Around: Berkeley.
Have you visited the ancestral home of 2 presidents? Take a peek into the Harrison home in Charles City Virginia and soak in some history.
George Washington: What Was He Thinking as He Left the Presidency?
What thoughts did Washington have about our United States after eight years as President? Start grabbing some history here.
3 Names From American History You May Not Know but Should Learn
Do you know Peyton Randolph died so John Hancock's signature replaced his? I'm sharing 3 names from American history you may not know but should.
Things to Love About the Raleigh Tavern, Past and Present
Past meets present when you visit the Raleigh Tavern, an 18th century reconstruction showing off the Daphne and Apollo rooms, where liberty happened.
Freedom Is Not Free: A Grandfather in Maine Created an Evergreen Movement Reminding the World
If we are talking about American history, Wreaths Across America's Mobile Education Exhibit deserves a mention.
Music in History: All-American From the Start of our United States
How did music start out in early America? It was all-American from the beginning!
Musings on Liberty: A Quick Post Celebrating Independence Day
If we're discussing what American history is about, liberty must be discussed as we celebrate Independence Day.
This 4th of July, Give Thanks to the Frenchman Who George Washington Called a Friend for Life
The Marquis de Lafayette, Washington's friend for life and why we should honor him on Independence Day.