Tag Archives: American history

Founding Father Quotes

Our nation was definitely founded on the backs of strong patriots.   I like to call them statesmen; their concern for our country was greater than a desire to hold an office. Some of  these quotes reflect their vision for … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Origins – Thinking Back on some Extraordinary Outdoorsmen

I recently came across a two-part interview with Reverend Peter Marshall concerning the origins of Thanksgiving.  He talks about how God intervened in the Pilgrims’ lives and how the Indians helped them recover from the harsh winter.  In the interviews, … Continue reading

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Stepping Back in Time ….

This past Saturday, my son and I witnessed the day-to-day lifestyle of pre-1840’s pioneers and mountain men.  Men and women walked around in period garb, demonstrating the skills of that era.  We watched demonstrations on candle making, blacksmithing, Dutch oven … Continue reading

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