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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It’s been one of those weeks… With a new book in the final stages of editing and a surprise list of tasks from the editors and publishers, I did not have a chance to write the article about the Underground … Continue reading
Have you heard about Henry Box Brown? His escape story was so incredible that it almost seemed like fiction – even in the 19th Century.
This year (2017) marks 100 years since American entered World War I, and earlier we shared details about this incident in U.S. and World History. Today’s primary source about Thanksgiving was written in 1918 by a U.S. African American soldier, … Continue reading
WAR DEPT., ADIT. AND INSP. GENERAL’S OFFICE, GENERAL ORDERS, NO. 60 Richmond, August 21, 1862 Whereas, Major-General Hunter, recently in command of the enemy’s forces on the coast of South Carolina, and Brigadier-General Phelps, a military commander in the State … Continue reading