Category Archives: History

American History

Memorial Day 2015

Over the years Memorial Day went from being a day to honor our men and women who were killed in combat to honoring all of our loved ones who have died to a three-day weekend of picnic and family gatherings, … Continue reading

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Honoring Our Veterans

The past few days I have been thinking on what to write to about for Veterans Day. Most of know the history of Veterans Day or Armistice Day and in case you do not just click on this link: Veterans … Continue reading

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Armistice Day

Today is the 11th day of the 11th month – November 11 – Armistice Day.  But many of us know it as Veterans Day here in the United States and Remembrance Day for our neighbors in Canada and across the … Continue reading

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Civilian Life in Gettsyburg

This is my last installment of Gettysburg.  As you can now tell, I enjoy taking pictures.  This was a very interesting weekend for us. Both my husband and I enjoy learning about history and although this was a reenactment, it … Continue reading

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Gettysburg Battle

A few years ago we went to one of the reenactments that are held every year in July to commemorate the Gettysburg Battle. We thought it would be a portion of the battle and that would be it.  But instead … Continue reading

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Gettysburg, PA

As Gettysburg is nearing its 150th anniversary I thought I would share some pictures of the times we spent there.  It is an amazing place.  It is fascinating to be a part of the history that was made there, but … Continue reading

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Independence Day

Today we celebrate the day the Declaration of Independence was signed declaring our independence from Great Britain. Here are some facts about the history of this important day.  I would like to thank pccrafter for the artwork and to timeanddate.com … Continue reading

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June 6, 1944 ~ D-Day

June 6, 1944 There were many “D” Days during WWII; including those in the Pacific, in North Africa, and in Sicily and Italy.  The D in D-Day has many meanings.  I had always thought it was specific to the invasion … Continue reading

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The Spirit Of The American Woman

We come from all over the country and from different backgrounds. We are the American Woman who have been left a legacy of strength, courage, and perseverance, from generations of women who went before us.  Our legacy comes from the … Continue reading

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Independence Day

July 4 a day off from work, and for fireworks, picnics, a day at the beach and department store sales.   Today is not about our pleasures; it is about men and women who were tired of living under the iron hand of … Continue reading

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