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Abraham Lincoln: The Life of a Legend Infographic

Click the image for the even bigger full-size version of the Lincoln Infographic Born Abraham Lincoln was born February…

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Obama & Romney Are Related! Genealogy Infographic

In time for the 2012 election countdown, I recently did some genealogy research to learn more about the background of…

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102-Year-Old Ex-Slave Once Shook Abraham Lincoln’s Hand

I ran across this interesting obituary in an old newspaper today. It ended with this line: “She once shook hands…

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1799 Newspaper Announcing Death of George Washington: Free Download!

The old Colonial newspapers let us look back and see our country’s news as it happened. We get to…

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Remembering Lincoln

Time doesn’t dim the memory of his passing. The New York Herald ran a special issue on the assassination…

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George Washington gave his farewell address 17 September 1796.

George Washington gave his farewell address September 17, 1796. Think of it. He had led the nation in war and…

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Washington, DC Captured - President Flees on Horseback

Washington, DC was captured and burned August 24-25th, 1814. Illustration: National Archives Identifier 531090With British troops overwhelming the city…

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Joel Munsell - a genealogist & publisher who went to jail to protect his sources

Joel Munsell was an active genealogist, publisher, printer and journalist. He’s always been one of my “heroes” for his…

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Julia Child (1912-2004)

This week the nation is remembering Julia Child – how much she contributed to our lives and how much fun…

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