Follow Gazette665 on InstagramHad a wonderful day at The Lincoln Memorial Shrine's open house to celebrate the 16th president's upcoming birthday! (Swipe for more pictures) This year our living history presentation focused on the creation and importance of primary sources with a focus on women's writing from the Civil War.Who's looking forward to Valentine's Day? Do you have a favorite history fact about this holiday?
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Monthly Archives: December 2016
It’s the last days of 2016, and it’s a great time to look back at the highlights of the year. So here’s a review of what was new or successful this year on Gazette665:
There’s a lot of irony in that title, isn’t there? Gladness and joy usually aren’t the terms we associate with the Vietnam Conflict. Why did I even put a story with that setting in the Christmas story collection? I try … Continue reading
It’s the end of the year. And it’s the end of our series “1861: In Their Words.” What did we learn? Each blog post featured a quote from 1861, background information, and some historical musings. The primary sources allowed us … Continue reading
December 31, 1861 Genl [General] McClelllan and his chief of staff, Genl Marcey, are both very sick – Said to be typhoid fever – and this making much difficulty. The Genl it seems, is very reticent. Nobody knows his plans. The … Continue reading
Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays! Wishing you and your family the brightest and happiest celebrations. Have an inspired day!