Tag: American History

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Map of early Montgomery, Alabama with names of the earliest settlers

[T.S. Woodward settled was in Alabama at a very early date. In this letter to a newspaper editor in Alabama written in 1858, he…

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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…