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Nathaniel Bacon and the Burning of Jamestown—Interracial Rebellion

Nathaniel Bacon leads his interracial forces on Jamestown and burns the Capital in the romantasized illustration by Howard Pyle in in Harper's Encyclopaedia of United States History: from 458 A.D. to

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Militia Virginia Africans Bacon's Rebellion frontier House of Burgesses indentured servants indian warfare Jamestown King Charles II Long Assembly Nathaniel Bacon Royal Governor William Berkeley

Tiffany & Co. the Toy Store for Toffs Opens

Charles Lewis Tiffany as a young man. 180 years ago today, September 18, 1837, Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young opened a new establishment, a “stationery and fancy goods emporium.” That covered

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New York City Blue Book catalog Exposition universelle de 1878 French Crown Jewels Louis Comfort Tiffany Thomas Edison Tiffany & Co. Charles Lewis Tiffany Tiffany Studios Tiffany Young and Ellis

Jail Brakers Presents The If Project Film Screening and Discussion

Jail Brakers , which serves families of incarcerated individuals, will present a free screening of the award winning documentary The If Project on Tuesday, September 19 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at the Woo

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Cheryl Niemo Jail Brakers Tree of Life UU Congregation Woodstock Illinois Kathlyn Horan Kim Bogucki Renata Abramson The If Project Woodstock Public Library

Today is Mexican Independence Day—Accept No Substitutes

Revolution and religion mix in this homage to Padre Miguel Hidalgo with the banner of the Virgen de Guadalupe and an angel bending to kiss his brow. Note:   Versions of this have run previously in thi

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Cinco de Mayo Diez y Seis de Septiembre Mexican Independence Day Criollos El Grito de Delores Enrique Peña Nieto Gachupines Ignacio Allende Indios meztizos Padre Miguel Hidalgo Virgin of Guadalupe

The Overland Stage--St. Louis to San Francisco in 25 Days or Less

A Butterfield Overland Stage departing San Francisco in 1858. On September 15, 1858 two new Concord Coaches, one in Saint Louis, Missouri and one in San Francisco, California set off in opposite direc

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Civil War Pony Express Aaron Brown Butterfield Overland Mail Concord coaches James Buchanan John W. Butterfield mail contract Ox Bow Route stage coaches Waterman Ormsby Wells Fargo