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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Heading to Winchester, Virginia to look for a little history or enjoy a weekend getaway? As you wander the historic downtown district in this city about seventy-five west of Washington D.C., you’ll see the old courthouse building which dates back … Continue reading
While I love the colonial and early American history found in Winchester, Virginia, I learned about this town through Civil War studies. The first time I remember reading about Winchester was in a children’s biography of “Stonewall” Jackson, and in … Continue reading
Last week we talked about early colonial history sites to tour in Winchester, Virginia. You just might need to plan longer than a day to explore this wonderful town, located about 75 miles west of Washington D.C. in the pristine … Continue reading
December 8, 1863 Weather still cold, tho’ it has moderated a little. President Lincoln yesterday issued a proclamation recommending that all loyal persons should assemble at their place of worship & render especial homage and gratitude to Almighty God for … Continue reading
(Second post and final post of the day!) Friday night [August 14, 1863] Now that we are leading so quiet a life I feel that even my dearest friends would not care to read a record of such a dull … Continue reading