Tag: American History

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We are the storytellers – We are the chosen

WE ARE THE STORYTELLERS (AUTHOR UNKNOWN) submitted by Jesse Suttles of Arkansas We are the chosen. In each family there is one who seems…

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Alabama immigrants from Maryland’s Eastern Shore probably fought with ancestor of President Washington

Inspired by true events, Col. John Washington (ancestor of President George Washington), Randall Revell, Tom Cottingham, and Edmund Beauchamp ward off Indian attacks and…

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Picture of a Cottingham house built ca. 1707 in Maryland is an ancestor of Bibb County, Alabama Cottinghams

During my research for my latest historical fiction novel in this series, I was excited to discover a photograph (below) of a Cottingham house…

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{film} Did you know that people were persecuted because of their religious beliefs and some were even killed in the founding days of America?

Read about this sad period of American history in the three-book historical series, Tapestry of Love.  Inspired by true events, these three novels take you back…

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Patron+ Good Ole Days – The missing or lost sock dilemma seems to have been around for ages according to this 1890s story

Patron+ member story Evidently, there was a problem with personal clothing and garments being lost in the 1890s just as there is today. They…

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Patron+ Good Ole Days – Have you ever tried to remove wall-paper from an old house? This is the paste that may have been used

Patron+ member story Wallpaper was the rage in the 1890s and this is the way our ancestors made the paste to hang the wallpaper…