Witnesses to Battle of Gettysburg gone

Witnesses to Battle of Gettysburg gone

It was heartbreaking to see the two historic witness trees in front of the Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Gettysburg being removed on Tuesday.The trees are reported to be about 170 years old so were there to witness the Battle of Gettysburg. Church leaders...
Favorite historical fiction of 2009

Favorite historical fiction of 2009

Since I didn’t have time to read any fiction this year, I thought I’d ask some book review bloggers to share their historical fiction favorites of 2009.Bookfan-MaryMary reads all types of books, but her top historical fiction picks for 2009...
Favorite Civil War books of 2009

Favorite Civil War books of 2009

I came across a page for a 2010 American Civil War Reading Challenge, and thought I’d list my favorite Civil War books from 2009 in case anyone needs recommendations.I don’t have time to read much fiction so my list this year is non-fiction. 1. My absolute...
A Christmas tradition from the past

A Christmas tradition from the past

As an historical fiction author, I love reading about old traditions. So when I ran across an article about Belsnickling – a Christmas Eve tradition that was once a part of the Pennsylvania Dutch heritage, I thought I’d share it.Never heard of it? Me...
Need a last-minute gift? Make a donation

Need a last-minute gift? Make a donation

Christmas is fast approaching and Mother Nature threw a curve ball to those who live on the East Coast with a storm that crippled traffic and kept everyone out of the malls.Since this is the season of giving, I thought I’d list a few of my favorite charities as...
 

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