American History in Real LifeMovies in the past have often shown characters that were touched by historical events. Yet sometimes, the truth is often more fantastic than anything Hollywood can devise. These stories of real people show how the events of the past touched their lives. Some times the stories are dramatic, sometimes simple, but all in all they weave a tapesty of the richness of the American experience.
- In Search of the Haunted Tombstone October 13, 2017
- The First Time I flew the F4 – 45 years ago this week September 18, 2017
- September 11 – Some Thoughts September 8, 2017
- Tomatoes September 3, 2017
- A Three Hour Tour… August 20, 2017
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Margaret Norvell was a pioneer in American Life. Born Margaret Celeste Dimitry Ruth, February 11 1860 in Washington D.C. In 1883, she married Louis Gray Norvell, from a prominent St. Louis family. His brother Saunders Norvell was a very successful … Continue reading