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Historic Ellicott City is Slowly Rebounding

For those who do not live in Maryland, Ellicott City is usually known for one of the best small towns in America to live in. Besides being right next door to… 236 more words

Kathi Isserman

The Beginning of Muzzling Freedom of the Press

So, it’s already come to this:

** The DT has told us what to watch by limiting who can see what’s being said by whom at the Presidential briefing. 296 more words

The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution

The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution by John Oller

Book Reviewed by Marion D. Aldridge

In my high school graduating class (North Augusta High School—in South Carolina, across the Savannah River from Augusta, Georgia) of 222 teenagers, there were at least three male Marions, maybe more, and at least one female Marian. 607 more words


Henry Rumfelt: German Regiment, Continental Army, and Valley Forge

I am thrilled to share a well-written biography about my fifth great-grandfather, Henry Rumfelt. I asked permission from the author, Rev. Daniel S. Rumfelt, to share this on my blog for the enjoyment of Henry’s descendants. 2,087 more words


Hymn to Evening

I’m going to tell you a very sad and very wondrous story. A little over 250 years ago, when America was still a colony of England, a young girl about 7 years old was abducted in West Africa by men who took and sold human beings for profit. 915 more words


Washington’s Immortals

Title:                      Washington’s Immortals

Author:                 Patrick K. O’Donnell

O’Donnell, Patrick K. (2016). Washington’s Immortals: The Untold Story of An Elite Regiment Who Changed The Course of the Revolution… 1,386 more words

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More on John Ramsay...

John Ramsay has caused a bit of a stir in Westchester County, New York.  After discovering the plaque on the front lawn of the Neebor Lee property with his name stamped on it, I sent an email to a historian who wrote about a “Ramsay Mill” on “Mill Brook” in “Oscawana” in a 2012 blog.  1,191 more words

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