The Red Church, Red Men, and a Red Demon

The Red Church, Red Men, and a Red Demon

Dipping into the folklore of Schuykill Haven we find several bizarre accounts of the supernatural, one of them involving Old Nick himself. 575 more words


Greece at the Crossroads

IMF & Troika’s war on Greece: Eurogroup German banksters refuse bailout 1st European default

Today, July 5th, is the big day in Greece. A referendum is being held in which the Greek people will vote either “Oxi” (no) or “Nai” (yes) to Europe’s bail-out conditions. 758 more words

Fall books preview: history

We’re excited about the books we’ll be publishing this fall—and pleased to share this series of “Fall Books Preview” blog posts! Be sure to check out the online edition of… 1,145 more words

American History

Lost and Found - July 3rd Edition

What to remember about July 3rd…

  • 1754  George Washington surrenders Fort Necessity during the French and Indian War
  • 1775  George Washington rides before troops in Cambridge, MA; takes command of the Continental Army…
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History: George Washington

by Jirrine 

There are many people that consider history to be boring. They say it is outdated, full of unnecessary facts and not interesting. I personally love history. 800 more words

United States


The first commercial structures erected by settlers as they moved west from the eastern footprint of the pre French and Indian War colonies was usually a mill. 141 more words


Pontiac's Rebellion

The French and Indian War was a direct cause of Pontiac’s Rebellion (1763-1766). The French had always been respectful of Native Americans and their lands but the British often ignored Native concerns, despite the efforts of Sir William Johnson, British Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the northern colonies.  416 more words

Early American History