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Historic Book Acquisitions II

Tonight I will share with you more of my Historic Book Acquisitions.

I am always on the lookout for books about historic events or people. 387 more words

History

The Sons of Liberty at Turtle Bay - Story of Manhattan Audiobook

This is an audio recording of a vintage book titled “The Story of Manhattan”. In this audiobook recording the chapter focuses on the events that took place relating to the Son of Liberty at Turtle Bay. 44 more words

NYC

Saturday Reader: Georgia's Unknown, Rich Maritime History

The wind and the waves peeled back layers of Cumberland Island sand last December to reveal a piece of history: the wooden bones of a long-lost cargo ship. 1,431 more words

Inheritance (Part I)

I was born in the autumn of 1990 and spent the bulk of my childhood in the eighteenth century. Being a Virginian, this would have happened sooner or later, but I got a head start thanks to my mother, who, in a burst of excitement and taking full advantage of the fact that I was only nine months old and couldn’t do much in the way of objecting, signed me up on the waiting list for the Colonial Williamsburg Fife and Drums Corps. 1,572 more words

Travel

Lexington Part II - "Our troops advanced towards them, without any intention of injuring them." Who Fired First at Lexington?

The above words were written by Lt. Col. Francis Smith in his official report to General Thomas Gage. Smith, in command of the British expedition to Concord recently returned from what would be the opening salvo of rebellion. 1,308 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places