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Bennett Place -a photo essay

I visited the historic Bennett Place, in Durham, North Carolina, this past July. Run by the state of North Carolina, it is a historic site that you need to visit if you are in the area. I was fortunate to … Continue reading

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A Country Mourns for Abraham Lincoln

Besides being our Federal tax day, April 15 is the day Abraham Lincoln died from an assassin’s bullet.  I had one of my blog followers post a comment on Facebook yesterday wondering what might have happened if Abraham Lincoln had … Continue reading

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John Wilkes Booth Shoots Abraham Lincoln

One hundred forty-five years ago today, on Good Friday, John Wilkes Booth shot President Abraham Lincoln, mortally wounding the president.  Abraham Lincoln had met early in the day with Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant asking him to join himself, and … Continue reading

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Lincoln Martyred – The Death of Abraham Lincoln

Part 2 in a narrative of Lincoln’s Assassination April 15, a day many modern American’s dread – Tax Day!  A thousand tax days are better than what happened on April 15, 1865.  In 1865, the United States woke up to a … Continue reading

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Good Friday 1865 – Assassination For Victory

Part 1 in a narrative of Lincoln’s Assassination April 14, 1865 was one of the Holiest days of the Christian faith.  Based on Christian beliefs Good Friday is the celebration of Jesus Christ’s Last Supper, with his apostles.  They would … Continue reading

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