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Lincoln Assassinated!

At about 10:20 p.m. on April 14, 1865, 16th President of the United States Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by well-known stage actor John Wilkes Booth while attending the play… 7,544 more words

Historic Events


O vos ómnes qui transítis per víam, atténdite et vidéte:
Si est dólor símilis sícut dólor méus.
Atténdite, univérsi pópuli, et vidéte dolórem méum. 617 more words

St. John The Evangelist, St. Paul, Minnesota

Courthouses, History, Celebrity, and Texas Charm

Texas has some cool architecture. Many of these beautiful courthouses were built by the German and Czech immigrants that came for the Land grants given by the Republic of Texas to attract new citizenry for the newly formed Country between 1836-1856. 220 more words

Interesting Tidbits

Shall Not Be Infringed

Preamble declares life, liberty
and happiness’ pursuit:
To this sacred honor pledged;
this is my nation’s roots.
Ten Amendments to Constitution,
basic Bill of Rights, 393 more words


Grave Thursday: The Spangler Family

On select Thursdays we are highlighting the final resting place of someone related to the Lincoln assassination story. It may be the grave of someone whose name looms large in assassination literature, like a conspirator, or the grave of one of the many minor characters who crossed paths with history. 2,226 more words

John Wilkes Booth

Entry 739: But Maybe No Teachers from the Art Department

The latest bright idea out of the White House is arming teachers to discourage school shooters. This logic is similar to ending cafeteria food fights by serving cream pies for lunch. 870 more words