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Washington Birthday Anniversary Feb 2014  New

As we look forward to honoring the memory of the first President of our country under the Constitution of the United States of America it is good to look back and see some of what has been written about President George Washington.

 

 

Our Founders and John Calvin New

How was John Calvin "connected" to our Founders and our history?

 

 

Uncle Sam  New

May came upon us so fast that Sam Wilson who became UNCLE SAM in our American history has had to visit our website in May. We hope you will enjoy this little bit of Revolutionary War history.


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Uncle Sam  New

May came upon us so fast that Sam Wilson who became UNCLE SAM in our American history has had to visit our website in May. We hope you will enjoy this little bit of Revolutionary War history.

 

Our Founders and John Calvin  New

How was John Calvin "connected" to our Founders and our history?

 

Washington Birthday Anniversary Feb 2014  New

As we look forward to honoring the memory of the first President of our country under the Constitution of the United States of America it is good to look back and see some of what has been written about President George Washington.

 

Matthew Fountaine Maury Pathfinder of the Sea New

Some have called into question the story of Matthew Maury using the Bible as a guide to discover ocean currents. What do you think?

 

The Influence of One Man New

President Ronald Reagan was a man who influenced our whole country for the better during his presidency. This is about one of the things he did, which is probably the best of all his acts as President

 

"Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death!" New

These words are as apprpriate today as they were back in 1775!!!

 

May 2, 2013 - National Day of Prayer 

"Prayer is the mainspring of the American spirit, a fundamental tenet of our people since before the Republic was founded." says a famous president.

 

April 19, 1775 - A Celebration Of What It Took That Ours Would Be A Free Nation 

The fate of the nation was riding that night and they almost lost their guns!

 

Take Courage, God's Hand is Big! 

This First Lady's letter to her son should challenge us to stand fast during those times when all around us seems to require extraordinary patience.

 

A Few Men and a Multitide of M's 

"A Multitude of M’s." Does this sound like an odd subject for a history lesson? It is. But as names are important, being associated with many important ideas, exploits, and, possibly important in the study of America's Christian History, I think you’ll be surprised by what we discover about these very active men.

 

Early Education in the Colonies 

And though thy beginnings be small, thy latter end shall greatly increase

 

"The British Are Coming" to Lexington!

As we celebrate Memorial Day, let us not forget those who died in the Revolutionary War for our as well as their own Liberty.  "If they want to have a war, let it begin here," those valiant farmers cried.

 

Pray For Out Nation

  

 A Thanksgiving Day Quiz

Try this Thanksgiving quiz to test your expertise. Beware: You may be labeled a turkey!

 

Prayer And The Founding Father 

Did you know that according to the original reports of what our Founding Fathers did prayer was surprisingly a large part of their activities?

 

Moses and the Pilgrims Deuteronomy for Our Day 

Have you ever considered as you’ve read Moses report of Israel’s history in Deuteronomy Eight how it seems to almost parallel our own history? 

 

December 17, 1777

 

All You Ever Wanted To Know About “The First Thanksgiving”

What is the origin of Thanksgiving here in the United States?

 

The Fourth of July!!! 

  

George Washington’s Education?

It is often heard today that Washington was not a well educated man! If he wasn’t, it is amazing that he had such a large correspondence with the most educated men of his day.

 

December In Massachusetts-1620

If you think December in Virginia is cold, what do you think its like in the rest of those Atlantic coast states?  Brrrr.  It makes me shiver just to think about the icy winds and snow-bound earth where the Pilgrims landed in 1620 - Massachusetts.

 

December In Virginia---1774-1777

December in Virginia must always be a reminder to those who live there that our country ought to fervently thank God for the incredible sacrifices of Washington’s army in the winter of 1777!

 

What Does October Mean to You?

When it's October maybe you are one of those who consider October very special because of the events that occurred in it regarding our heritage.  Learn more in this article.

 

The Fourth of July and the Adams Family

How many members of the Adams family served this country and what role did they play in the founding of our country.  Learn more in this article.

 

President William Henry Harrison

William Henry Harrison has the distinction of being America's first President to die in office and to serve the shortest term in the executive chair.  Learn more in this article.

 

Laus Deo The Pyramidation

What building in Washington, D.C. was struck by lightning in 1884?  What is a pyramidion?  And what does "Laus Deo" mean?  How high would you have to go to get the answers to these questions?  You'll find the answers in this article.

 

A Day of Thanksgiving - 1623

In view of our preparing for Thanksgiving it is well to think on these things: what might have been our history had the Pilgrims continued in the course laid out for them by those who financed their voyage to America?

 

What Would The World Be Without Women? Installment I

What Would The World Be Without Women? Installment II

What Would The World Be Without Women? Installment III

And what would have been the outcome of the Revolutionary War without the mothers, wives, and sisters of those who fought that war? What did their influence have on those involved? Did they have anything to do with how prepared the men who fought that war were?

 

Duty, Honor, Country: Reflections on the Highest Calling...

A tribute to the history of Veteran's Day.

 

Men Of The Revolutionary War

Do we know what the men who fought the seven year "War for Independence" were like?

 

Remember The Reformation!

In October folks with widely differing points of view celebrate widely differing events. Some celebrate Hallowe'en/All Saints Day with its emphasis on goblins, witches, and other such beings. What did Martin Luther have to do with us that celebrate October 31st as "Reformation Day"?

 

A True Soldier, A Tribute to Michael New

Must many more American soldiers, from Lexington to those now serving on foreign fields today, die before the wearing of the uniform of a foreign nation becomes what it is: UNAmerican! 

 

We Will Set Up Banners

In the name of our God we will set up our banners!

 

Origins of the First Flag

Who designed our first flag? Its origins might surprise you.

 

Memorial Day

 You may be surprised when you begin to think about the fact that there have been memorial days from the beginning of time!

 

The Mystery of the Lost Book

Losing valuable books has happened many times but the real interest is in their being recovered.  This article is about the lost manuscript or book written about the Pilgrims and the founding of our country.

 

Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!

Freedom! Liberty! Have we forgotten what it cost?...

 

A Horse and a Boy

A rodeo! In old Virginia? Out in the fields horses are cantering as eager to show their prowess as the riders to evaluate their worth. Excitedly they gather ’round to discuss one particular mount.

 

July 4th Oregon Style

The first Fourth of July celebration held in North America, west of the Rocky Mountains, was that inaugurated by Captain Wilkes and the missionaries July 5th, 1841 at Nisqually.

 

On the Stretch

Imagine what it would be like to travel on horseback for six or seven hours, in an open frontier, among wild natives and wild beasts, through rain or snow, over hills and dale, in sickness and in health, for an entire lifetime?

 

One Nation Under God

How did the Scottish traditional saying, "God save the King" influence  the "one nation under God"  phrase in the pledge?  Ask Rev. George Docherly. 

 

Courtship in Virginia

"It was in 1758, that an officer, attired in a military undress, and attended by a body-servant, tall and militaire as his chief, crossed the ferry called Williams's...." 

 

The Sly Spy & the Slippery Soldier

From the pictures we're used to seeing George Washington as a worn out old man who never broke a smile or had any fun or adventure - but...

  

May Memorials

May is the month we celebrate "Memorial Day".  It’s also the month to celebrate the solving of a great mystery in our history. 

 

The Blackest Hour

1700 - The Revolutionary War - When the words, "Attack! Attack!" rang out through the colonies...

 

The Darkest Morning

1778 - Valley Forge is only a small place located near Philadelphia, where the "blackest night" was replaced by...

 



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