Here is a view of the Arlington House, formerly known as the Custis-Lee Mansion where General Robert E. Lee once called home. The picture was taken from President Kennedy’s grave.
The grave of President John F. Kennedy in Arlington National Cemetery. The 100th anniversary of his birth is this coming Monday. The other president buried at Arlington is William […]
In October 1959 John Brown led a raid on Harpers Ferry, Virginia [now West Virginia.} His plan wasn’t very thought out. His goal was to take control of the armory. […]
I have written a number of times on the USA hockey “Miracle On Ice” in 1980- the greatest sporting event I have ever seen. Not only their beating the […]
The battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862 was the bloodiest day in American history. The final tally was 22, 717 dead, wounded and missing. One of the bloodiest portions […]
The Dunker Church is on the Antietam Battlefield in Sharpsburg, Maryland. This isn’t the original church that was the focal point of a number of Union attacks during the battle, […]
The eastern sycamore tree at the far end of the bridge is a witness tree- it was there during the battle September 17, 1862.