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Bolen (Boleyn) marriage / probate information, York County, South Carolina

The following is from York County Marriages 1770-1869 Implied in York County, South Carolina Probate Records by Barbara R. Langdon, A. Press, Inc., 1983:

1861: "His Soul Goes Marching On..."

1861 Marching Song

John Brown’s body lies a-mouldering in the grave, John Brown’s body lies a-mouldering in the grave, John Brown’s body lies a-mouldering in the grave, But his soul goes marching on. 891 more words

American Civil War

An Octoroon - Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins

Here be spoilers.

Company One’s production of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ An Octoroon is every bit as good as everyone says it is. It is also sold out through the rest of its run (ends Feb 27) but if you have the time to spare, try for a waitlist ticket. 509 more words

February 1 in San Antonio history...

1859
The Menger Hotel (right) holds its grand opening.

1932
Classes begin at the brand new Thomas Jefferson High School.

2003
The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo is held in the new SBC Center for the first time.

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On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1859: Brahms’ 1st piano concerto (in D minor) premieres, Hanover.

December 22 in San Antonio history...

1859
The cornerstone of  St. Mark’s Episcopal Church is laid, but because of the Civil War, the first service in the completed church was not held until Easter 1875. 79 more words

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When a religionist can't explain something so they automatically assume it is a deity...

One of my biggest annoyances is when someone say’s “well scientists can’t explain this… therefore… <insert their deity here>“…

I think the easiest way to refute their ‘argument’ (if you can call it an argument) is to say “ 307 more words

Atheism