Category Archives: History

D-Day fly-over in Portsmouth | LIVE

Live coverage from Portsmouth, England. 75th anniversary commemoration of D-Day, which was launched from Portsmouth. Advertisements

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Townsends: Biscuits & Gravy – Where do they come from?

If you haven’t ever watched Townsends’ videos about 18th century cooking etc, this is a good one to start with. I pushed the video forward to the biscuit part, because the beginning is about an event from two years ago. … Continue reading

Posted in baking, cooking, History, Hobbies & General Interest, Uncategorized | 10 Comments

President Trump and The First Lady Host the White House Historical Association Dinner

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A salute to our flag!

Per Tara Ross: Legend has it that … George Washington [visited Betsy Ross’] seamstress’s shop during May or June of 1776 when General Washington needed a new flag for his army. As the story goes, Washington had a sketch in … Continue reading

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96-YO WWII vet’s trip back to Normandy successfully crowdfunded (video)

Good news story! 96 year old Jake Larson is returning to France for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy. Another example of the really good people in this world. Watch the accompanying video at the link. He … Continue reading

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The American Revolution Begins!

From TaraRoss: On this day in 1775, the “shot heard round the world” occurs at Lexington Green! It had been mere hours since Paul Revere ended his famous ride from Boston to Lexington (see yesterday’s post). Seven hundred British soldiers … Continue reading

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Notre Dame Fire: A Tremendous Gift to the French People

I am glad that Bill is doing the Firewall series again. Pure Whittle.

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