Recently, I have been reviewing the William Jennings Bryan (D, P)/William McKinley (R) election of 1896 — looking closely at the rhetoric surrounding Bryan’s August 1896 campaign stop[ Read More ]
The Terquasquicentennial of the Day of Wrath and the Great Disappointment atop Cobb’s Hill. Are the ascension robes a myth?
Next Tuesday marks the Terquasquicentennial of the Day of Wrath and the Great Disappointment. I first learned about the Millerites in 2009 when researching a story for the Messenger Post[ Read More ]
Recently, when uncluttering a closet, I found an envelope entitled “Rock Fever” or “The Meadowbrook Boulder Saga.” In the envelope were some photos from 2000 (given the[ Read More ]
Lovers of Cobb’s Hill know there are always discoveries to be found. (See full series, Adding Audrey to the Cobb’s Hill Series) Recently, on the Culver Road side of the park, I saw[ Read More ]
— George Cassidy Payne As much as I am personally sickened by President Trump’s handling of the border crisis, historically speaking, his draconian policies are far from unprecedented.[ Read More ]
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad, allowing another opportunity to visit one of the most extraordinary monuments in Mt. Hope Cemetery, that[ Read More ]
In a ceremony originating during World War I and continuing since, supporters and members of the Patchen-Briggs VFW post 307 gathered the Sunday before Memorial Day at Honor Park. Located on the[ Read More ]