Road Trip Through History: The Littleton Brothers Memorial

  Moving south along the river, we stopped to visit the Toolesboro Mounds site, outside Wapello, Iowa, because I am a sucker for the Mound Builders and My Own True Love is a good sport. The site was interesting enough, but it paled in comparison to a memorial across the street.* The Littleton Memorial is…

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Dr. Mary Walker–Two Ways

This is more of a public service announcement than a blog post. Women’s History Month is almost here and cool things are popping up in my in box that I am eager to share. For those of you who live in or near Hopewell, New Jersey, Independence: The True Story of Dr. Mary Walker will…

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Road Trip Through History: Chickamauga and Chattanooga

  Recently My Own True Love and I made a difficult trip from Chicago to Atlanta and back. Normally, we would have flown, but with the continuing threat of Covid we chose to drive. And since we were driving, we decided to make a couple of history nerd stops to soothe our souls. After all,…

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