Tag: American History

Days Gone By - stories from the past

The Catawba Indians, though a war-like nation, were friends of the white settlers

In the story Native Americans fought on both sides of the Civil War , only the five Native American tribes were mentioned. The Catawba Indians have often…

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…

News - from the past & the present

Amazing prediction made in 1931 that a woman who would be elected to executive office would be from Arkansas – see news article.

While searching for something else, I frequently run across another interesting story. This is the case with this news abstract.  The initial sentence of…