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Historical Event of This Day on 25th September 2016

​This are some of the great Event that occur on this day.

275 – In Rome, (after the assassination of

Aurelian ), the Senate proclaims Marcus Claudius Tacitus Emperor . 750 more words


Book Review: Independence: The Struggle to Set America Free by John Ferling

Independence: The Struggle to Set America Free by John Ferling

This sweeping history focuses not on America’s War for Independence, but on the decade or so before independence was declared. 321 more words

The other Clark

Several times during my visit to Vincennes, Indiana, people pointed out that the Clark of the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park was not the Clark of Lewis and Clark fame. 475 more words

Hoosier Odds And Ends

Some folks near Chester

Just north of the village of Chester on New York State Route 94 cars and their occupants whiz past the homestead site of a once-famous pioneer and author, the public house site of a once locally renowned innkeeper, and a resting place for local residents probably known only to loved ones.  1,041 more words

Hudson People

trackback thursday: nathan hale's execution

On September 22, 1776, Nathan Hale was executed without a trial after he was caught spying on British troops on Long Island during the Revolutionary War. 190 more words


Book review: Alice of Old Vincennes (1900)

The docent quickly performed a cliff’s notes version of Alice of Old Vincennes at the steps of the author’s house. Maurice Thompson’s novel was made into a play that is routinely performed, at least around Vincennes. 864 more words

Hoosier Odds And Ends

Which Private Smith is the Right Private Smith?

Piecing together service records of Revolutionary War soldiers can be complicated. No one got a DD 214 when they were mustered out. Many soldiers had their  341 more words

Maryland 400