The Real Story of Davy Crockett

The Real Story of Davy Crockett

The real story of Davy Crockett reveals that he was among the rarest of American icons: A legendary hero, explorer, hunter, soldier, pioneer and politician. Ask someone what they know about Davy Crockett and they will probably tell you about his colorful persona as...
Has A Woman Ever Received The Medal Of Honor?

Has A Woman Ever Received The Medal Of Honor?

Many people ask, “Has a woman ever received the Medal of Honor?” Any story about Medal of Honor recipients is intriguing and inspiring, but it’s interesting to note that of the more than 3,500 awarded, only one was to a woman. Has A Woman Ever...
War Hero At Walnut Grove Plantation

War Hero At Walnut Grove Plantation

I love stories about women who made significant contributions to American history, so when I visited Walnut Grove Plantation in Roebuck, S.C.,I was happy to get to learn about Catherine “Kate” Barry, a heroine of the American Revolutionary War. As you can see from the...
Cemetery Reveals Southern Heritage Tale

Cemetery Reveals Southern Heritage Tale

Some links in this story might use affiliate codes. Please see our privacy policy for more information. I love discovering new tidbits about Southern heritage, but I don’t think I expected to stumble across such a poignant and tragic family tale in an old...
Exploring A Mosby Ranger Safe House

Exploring A Mosby Ranger Safe House

Getting the opportunity to visit a Mosby Ranger safe house is a dream come true for anyone who is interested in the history of northern Virginia and the Civil War. It always amazes me how we drive by houses every day without knowing the history that took place within...