Contrary to Hollywood depictions and popular myths that portray the natives in a negative light as savages, mercilessly victimizing pioneers, the historical record presents a different story. In fact, sustained attacks by Indians on wagon trains were rare and encounters between Indians and emigrants were, more often, peaceful and mutually advantageous. One of the Read More ...
Situated throughout the southwest are dozens of historic pueblos, some of which date back for centuries. These Pre-Columbian towns and villages, which are primarily located in the American Southwest, were often situated in defensive positions on high mesas, cliffs, and in canyons. The term “pueblo” was first used by Spanish Explorers to describe the Read More ...
The way we celebrate Thanksgiving in the United States today is not without its controversies and debates, but it remains a time for Americans to give thanks for the Fall harvest, good fortune, and blessings from God. The idea of celebrating the harvest pre-dates the Pilgrims with origins that can be traced back to Read More ...
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Veterans Day is Monday, November 11
It was “the war to end all wars.” Or at least that’s how World War I was viewed in November of 1918 when it was known simply as “The Great War”.
And it was on the eleventh hour.. of the eleventh day.. of the eleventh month in 1918 that fighting ended on the western front of the war through an armistice; A day which would eventually be remembered and recognized in the U.S. as Veterans Day.
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If you love Route 66, enjoy coloring, and like to share with others, this book is for you! The Route 66 Postcard Coloring Book contains 20 postcards of various places along America’s Mother Road, each ready for your own artistic touch. Made in Missouri, U.S.A. For more information, visit Legends’ General Store.
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