Tag: American History

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Do you know what type bread is older than our Country?

CORN BREAD By Inez McCollum Corn bread is older than our country. Native Americans were making corn bread when the settlers came to America. …

News - from the past & the present

Anne Newport Royall – relates how Huntsville celebrated President Washington’s birthday in 1821

[Anne Newport Royall was alive to witness the Revolutionary War and recorded her sentiments about the experience in this letter written on President Washington's…

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PATRON + SATURDAY SECRETS – Have you ever tried to remove wall-paper from an old house? This is the paste that may have been used

Wallpaper was the rage in the 1890s and this is the way our ancestors made the paste to hang the wallpaper from wheat flour.…

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PATRON + SATURDAY SECRETS – The missing or lost sock dilemma seems to have been around for ages according to this 1890s story

Evidently, there was a problem with personal clothing and garments being lost in the 1890s just as there is today. They seem to have…