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Gettysburg, a living place

When we as Americans think of Gettysburg we generally think of the civil war battle that surrounded the village for four days in July of 1863.  Yet it is also a living breathing village, where families have dwelt for generations, … Continue reading

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American Historical Site- Old St. Louis Courthouse

St. Louis is a remarkably important city.  While we may not immediately think of it like that now here in the early 21st century (aside from the Cardinals of course) it was vastly important in the 19th century.  Situated as … Continue reading

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American Historic Sites – Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park

The nineteenth century was an incredibly complicated period for the young United States. While the major points of our collective histories in this period are of course Slavery and the Civil War and Western Expansion a major portion of both … Continue reading

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