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Raven Mocker Legend
Often someone will begin telling stories. Sometimes the stories can get scary enough to send chills down the spine and make hair on the arms of listeners rise in a field of goosebumps.
Powhatan Wars - 1600s
Prior to European contact, the Powhatan paramountcy of tribes occupied land in what is now eastern Virginia. An estimated 14,000 to 21,000 people were members of these tribes. Today there is a mere fraction of the people who once lived there.
Powder Alarm - Massachusetts 1774
The Powder Alarm set in motion some repercussions from the colonies and became practice for the Battles of Lexington and Concord which would follow seven months later.
Pennsylvania Dutch Christmas Recipes
At this time of year, kitchens in the homes are fragrant with the smell of baking cookies and Christmas cakes. Here are two wonderful recipes to fill your home with tantalizing aromas.
Patriot Committees Of Correspondence
Each colony had their own Committee of Correspondence and one of their most important purposes was to keep all voters informed of common threats to all colonies.
New Year Customs - Irish and Scotch
One of the largest group of immigrants were the Scotch and Irish. Here are some of their New Year customs, traditions, and superstitions.
New Straitsville Ohio - Interesting History
The underground coal fire is a rather odd tourist attraction, but still people visit the area just to see if they can find where the smoke creeps out from several crevices in the grounds around the town.
Native American Ribbon Work
When it comes to beautiful design and creativity in clothing, Native American people are experts.
Nancy Ward - Beloved Woman Of the Cherokee
One of the most important transitions the Cherokee had to make, adjusting to the Europeans and their ways, was made possible in part by Nancy Ward. She was very instrumental in helping her people to make this difficult change to their own way of life.
Mount Katahdin - End Of The Trail
The Appalachian Trail begins at Springer Mountain in Georgia and journeys for 2,179 miles through fourteen states in the U.S. The trail follows the ridge-line of the Appalachians and into Maine, where the trail ends on Mount Katahdin.
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