Road Trip: Steele Creek Church - Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C.

Steele Creek Church: Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C.

Road Trip: October 15, 2016

Steele Creek Church is one of the first seven churches established in Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina by the Scotch-Irish settlers and where my McKinley ancestors worshipped and buried. 1,534 more words

Daily Writings And Funnies...

Stories from the family Vault

Families often have stories that are not shared with younger members, one such story concerned my grandfather.    

My grandfather Hamilton Redfield Norvell was born in Detroit in 1863, when his father died in 1881 leaving the family with a mountain of debts, Hamilton and his mother Mary Dean Redfield Norvell moved to Buffalo. 449 more words

American History

From the Desk of Fred Rosen: Murder by Malpractice?

Today marks the 135th anniversary of the death of President James Garfield. The following is a post from Fred Rosen, a former columnist for the… 499 more words



September 15 in history:

September 15th of 1901 was Theodore Roosevelt’s first full day as president, after the assassination of William McKinley.  Roosevelt had been vice president for only six months before succeeding McKinley.  140 more words

Today In History

this day in crime history: september 6, 1901

On this date in 1901, US President William McKinley was shot at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY by anarchist Leon Czolgosz. President McKinley died eight days later from his wounds. 74 more words

True Crime