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Two Pocahontas Descendants Became First Ladies

A wonderful post dated July 12, 2013 on the Edith Bolling Wilson Museum’s Facebook Page that includes many wonderful short snippets about Edith, her life, and museum artifacts, pictures, and events in Wytheville, Virginia was all the prompting I needed to adapt and expand it. 573 more words

Culture & Identity

Surname Saturday: Isham

Some of the earliest records of this surname (pronounced EYE-sham) occurred in eleventh century England.  There are two Isham families that settled in the Colonies, one in Massachusetts and one in Virginia.  764 more words

Surname Saturday

We have Rackcards!

The Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace has rackcards (finally)! Our rackcards are the first example of our new branding being put into action!

We want to do a quick shout out to… 62 more words


Not Quite the Time Line...

We are pausing our regularly scheduled Time Line Tuesday (for you fans out there, it will be back next Tuesday), to introduce you to The Del Rubio Triplets. 228 more words


gardening on the homefront: Women's Land Army of America

American women were active on every front of the War Garden movement during World War I. Much of the government-sponsored media and propaganda was directed squarely at mothers, teachers, college students, alumnae networks, volunteers, working women, and farm families. 362 more words