Pat Bliss

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Alaska Land/Sea Cruise—Arctic Entry #4

Monday, May 28<p>At the Princess Wilderness Lodge in Denali, you can (and should) sit on the back deck, facing west, and see the majestic, snow-covered …

National Parks

6 Southern Unionist Strongholds During the Civil War

War

Green Leafy Vegetables to Lower Glaucoma Risk

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b>One of the best parts of leading a healthy lifestyle is that it doesn't only affect one or two aspects of your health; it makes you …

The Best Wreath Tutorials for Every Holiday and Season

Shares 345.49K<p>Every time a new season starts, I follow the same routine… stare at my craft stash, search my heart out on Pinterest, and gaze at …

Especially Texan: The Potter-Blocker Trail

The Potter-Blocker Trail<p>The old cowboy saying that "there are as many trails north as there are ranchers" may apply to this route. Firsthand …

Vermont's 1777 slavery ban had a complicated reality

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Vermont was the first of the former British colonies to ban slavery — it was part of the state's constitution adopted in 1777 — but in reality some wealthy landowners continued to own slaves into the 1800s.<p>In 1802, a quarter century after Vermont banned adult slavery, the state's …

27 Beautiful Bible Verses For Every Woman In Need Of Love, Reassurance And Strength

1.<p>“God is within her, she will not fall.”<p>— Psalm 46:5<p>2.<p>“She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future.”<p>— …

Records, Descendants Help Weave Stories Of George Washington's Slaves

Rohulamin Quander's ancestors were slaves.<p>However, unlike a majority of the enslaved population, Sucky Bay and Nancy Carter Quander served George and Martha Washington, the first First Family, and worked on their Mount Vernon farms.<p>Now, hundreds of years after they worked as spinners on the …

A Tale of Two Sermons

<b>Nov.23.14 ~ I preached my first sermon alongside Patrick Mead at 4th Avenue Church of Christ.</b><p>This one sentence causes different emotions within …

A Cappella Obedience—What Happened?

For the first 1000 years after Jesus came and established His church, all those who claimed the name of Jesus worshipped the Lord in song with voice …

This Pioneer Settlement In Florida Will Remind You Of A Simpler Time

The Friley Sexton Log Cabin, built 1872.<p>Bailey log cabin, built in the late 1800s.<p>The Wells Cabin was built in 1846 of square notched logs.<p>The Yon …

"Perfect time capsule": Explorer's long-lost ship found

<b>TORONTO</b> -- The second of two British explorer ships that vanished in the Arctic nearly 170 years ago during a storied expedition to find the fabled …

Franklin Expedition

The Incredible Way A 60-Second Walk Boosts Your Health

Your body reaps the benefits of walking sooner than you'd think. Here's how each step gets you closer to good health, according to science.<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

Walking

A 3,000-year-old world has been unearthed in England's Fenlands - CNN Style

Written by By Nick Glass, CNNCambridge, England<p>British archaeologists working on the Must Farm project in England's Cambridgeshire Fens can hardly restrain themselves.<p>Their online diary effervesces with superlatives -- "truly fantastic pottery," "truly exceptional textiles," "a truly incredible …

‘We’re the Only Plane in the Sky’

Where was the president in the eight hours after the Sept. 11 attacks? The strange, harrowing journey of Air Force One, as told by the people who were on board.<p>Nearly every American above a certain age remembers precisely where they were on September 11, 2001. But for a tiny handful of people, …

Donald Trump

U.S. Marines in the Boxer Rebellion

Winter 1999, Vol. 31, No. 4 | Genealogy Notes<p><i>By Trevor K. Plante</i><p>In 1900 a crisis erupted in China as the "Boxers" increased their resistance to …

The Ultimate Central Florida Road Trip Is Right Here – And You’ll Want To Do It

The final stop in the original route accounts for an extra hour of driving, so I've included an alternative route at the end for those who don't mind …

LCU:News

August 30, 2016<p><b>Written by</b> Renee Rhodes<p>Success comes in steps, and LCU Career Services is there to help students take those steps towards their future …

9 Easy Hikes To Add To Your Outdoor Bucket List In Florida

These trails are picturesque and full of wildlife, and located only a short drive from all of Orlando's big attractions. So next time you're in town, …

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, National Archives and Records Administration

For information about the Reagan Foundation, the Museum Store, Facility Rentals, our Education Program and Upcoming Events please go to …

The Hedrick Ordeal · The Benjamin Hedrick Ordeal: A Portait of Antebellum Politics and Debates Over Slavery · Civil War Era NC

The Benjamin Hedrick ordeal began with a series of editorials published in North Carolina’s popular and highly conservative Democratic newspaper, the</i> …

Young George Washington at Sea

Although George Washington spent only a few months at sea, he took a keen interest in the sea-going terminology, navigation, weather observations and …

Vandals

The Vandals were a Germanic tribe who are first mentioned in Roman history in the <i>Natural History</i> of Pliny the Elder (77 CE). The Roman historian …

Ancient History

A Nation Divided: The Political Climate of 1850s America · The Benjamin Hedrick Ordeal: A Portait of Antebellum Politics and Debates Over Slavery · Civil War Era NC

By the 1850s the United States had become a nation polarized by specific regional identities. The South held a pro-slavery identity that supported …

North Carolina State University

Kingdoms of the Germanic Tribes - Goths / Ostrogoths

The Germanic tribes seem to have originated in a homeland in southern Scandinavia (Sweden and Norway, with the Jutland area of northern Denmark, …

German History

Ostrogoth

The Ostrogoths were the eastern tribe of the Goths (a Germanic people) who rose in power in the area north of the Black Sea. The designation, …

Ancient History

Battlefield Archaeologists Find Oregon Indian War Anything But Ancient History

Each year, hundreds of thousands of people visit famous battlefields of the Revolutionary War and U.S. Civil War — Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, Bull Run. …

Historical Abolitionist of the Month: John Quincy Adams

By Emily Balan<p><i>The fight to end slavery is rooted in history and extends until today. Each month we will profile some of the brave men and women, both</i> …