Monthly Archives: February 2016

5 Medieval Battles & What To Know About Them

There were hundreds – maybe even thousands – of battles, skirmishes, and sieges during the Medieval Era. Some were world and history changing – others weren’t. Today, I’ve picked five battles from the Middle Ages that I think everybody should … Continue reading

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An Interview With Jim Hodges About Historical Audiobooks

Looking for some quality Medieval stories that actually teach accurate history? What if you could enjoy them as audiobooks? Jim Hodges Audiobooks provides a perfect solution! Recently, Sarah Kay Bierle interviewed Jim Hodges, asking about his audiobooks, love of history, … Continue reading

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Making A National Park

So…Gettysburg was first a town and farming community, then a battleground of two large armies, then a tourist destination, and now a National Military Park. How did Gettysburg battlefield come under the protection of the National Park Service? And who … Continue reading

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A Knight & His Weapons & Chivalry

A Knight in Shining Armor is probably one of the most memorable images that comes to mind when thinking of the Middle Ages. A knight defended his king or feudal lord, sometimes riding to battle, going on a crusade, or … Continue reading

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An Amusement Park At Gettysburg?

You might not believe this. After-all, you’d think a place where 10,000+ American men had died would always be hallowed ground. Not so in the late 19th Century. There were train tracks across Gettysburg Battlefield, and one of the stops … Continue reading

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To The Castle!

So you’ve always wanted to live in a castle? Come on, girls, at some point in time you thought this (probably before you started actually doing housework). Guys, doesn’t a big massive room filled with your armor, weapons, and hunting … Continue reading

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