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Presidents Garfield, Arthur, Cleveland, and Harrison - History Essay

Born in 1831, James Garfield grew up on his family’s poor farm. In 1856. he then entered into politics as a Republican for the rest of his life. 451 more words


He Said That? 7/20/17

From Grover Cleveland (1837-1908), 22nd and 24th President of the United States, as quoted in American Magazine (September 1908):

A sensitive man is not happy as President.

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Contempt for Politicians

Snippets 125. Meeting Presidents became something of a habit for travel writer Max O’Rell. In Jonathan and his Continent (1889), O’Rell describes meeting Stephen Grover Cleveland, the 22nd President in his first of two terms in office. 419 more words


We are the dead

Yesterday, I visited the grave of a US President. I had not set out to do that, it just kind of happened. I was spending some time in Princeton, just wandering around with my trusty camera and decided, on a whim, to visit Princeton cemetery. 615 more words

New Jersey
  • “Above all, I know there is a Supreme Being who rules the affairs of men and whose goodness and mercy have always followed the American people, and I know He will not turn from us now if we humbly and reverently seek His powerful aid.” ~
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Weekly Photo Challenge: Evanescent


  1. Soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing.

In an expanded spirit of the theme, I have picked some pictures that may fit the theme in more ways than one. 

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The Joes go Ivy League --- appear at Princeton University

Princeton, NJ — Joe Farrell and Joe Farley, collectively known as “The Joes,” the authors of the Keystone Tombstones and Gotham Graves series of biographical histories were in Princeton, NJ on Tuesday May 16th, 2017, researching their upcoming book about the Founders, in preparation for the 250th anniversary of the birth of the USA. 113 more words

Joe Farley