Random Historical Moments


The history behind the Purple Heart and the creation of the Purple Heart Day.

In the US Armed Forces, the Purple Heart is second only to the Medal of Honor in terms of recognition. Furthermore, it is the oldest military award in the United States- but where did it originate?

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And then it was the teachers…

Friends! This is a long one- full of historical tidbits…

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A hard lesson- Collinwood’s school fire in 1908 cost the lives of 175- changing fire safety forever

            One of my favorite things to do in the…

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Henry Ford- American Hero or Villian?

The age-old question- Ford or Chevy? It has broken relationships…

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The end of the Gilded Age in America- 1870-1900

Let’s travel back to 1919 when 2 million soldiers returned…

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