Category Archives: History

Extremely Rare Revolutionary War Sword Headed to Museum

Extremely Rare Revolutionary War Sword Headed to Museum

This extremely rare Revolutionary War sword belonged to Col. Jonathan Pettibone of the 18th (Connecticut) Regiment. Inscribed with his name, this sword is set to go on display at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia beginning in 2018. Fox News reports: Experts note that it is unusual for Revolutionary War swords to have the name… Continue Reading

Independence Day: A Moment to Reflect

Independence Day: A Moment to Reflect

“Today, we celebrate our Independence day.” It’s one day a year that we line our streets with American flags, fill the air with the smell of fireworks, and talk it up about how awesome it is to celebrate the 4th of July. *tires screeching to a stop “What did you just say?” “I said, ‘the… Continue Reading

Foundation Series: The Structuring of a New Government

Foundation Series: The Structuring of a New Government

When the Founding Fathers were sitting at the table, contemplating which direction to take the newly independent United States, one of the most difficult decisions they had to make was how to structure the government. They were faced with two options: anarchy, and at the other extreme end of the spectrum, tyranny. Anarchy didn’t provide… Continue Reading

103 Year Old Confederate Time Capsule Found

103 Year Old Confederate Time Capsule Found

As a Confederate monument was removed Thursday, a 103-year-old time capsule was uncovered. Found as part of the deconstruction phase at the Confederate Memorial in St. Louis, MO, has now been removed from the site and sits in storage at an undisclosed location. Archives show it contains documents from the Daughters of the Confederacy and… Continue Reading

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