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July 10, 2020
Who said Virginia Blues?
Compiled by Jim Moyer 7/18/2017, update 7/22/2017, 7/23/2017, 3/4/2018, 7/13/2018
What was the
myth making machinery
of Braddock’s Death?
the Virginia Blues?
The Capt George Mercer Co of the VA Re...
Compiled originally by Jim Moyer 8/20/2015, 10/20/2019, 10/21/19, 7/9/2020,
posted on Facebook Fort Loudoun Winchester VA page
Sunday July 12,2020
You will see some great sources in here.
ASSARIGOA – LONG KNIVES VIRGINIA
Governor Howard of Virginia travelled to Albany i...
June 11, 2020
1916, November 15 is the date of this statue.
51 years and some months past, the "Civil War" ended.
There are 70 and 80 year old veterans of that war involved and at the ceremony.
Imagine being black and being no where near this spot at this moment.
And now in June of...
September 1, 2019
Today, September 1, 1784, is the first day of George Washington's trip to the West again.
He made a major trip in 1770.
That was a trip, quite a trip. See that story here.
But back to this 1784 trip.:
...on the first day of this month (September) set out on my journe...
March 10, 2019
Jim Moyer Sunday Word
There were 2 Gnadenhutten Massacres.
The first one in PA was Nov 24, 1755.
The 2nd one was in Ohio March 8, 1782 and is why you've seen this story in the newsfeed recently.
These 2 stories are an endless rabbit hole. Travel this whole warren? No one...
February 24, 2019
On George Washington's birthday anniversary in 1924, sixteen Years after the City of Winchester purchased in 1908 the corner of Braddock and Cork a building now known as George Washington's Office Museum, this cannon was placed on its property.
At one point this canno...
February 10, 2019
BEFORE GEORGE WASHINGTON IS BORN.
Compiled, researched by Jim Moyer, 10/13/2015, 2/14/2017, 2/26/2017, 1/29/2018, 2/10/2019
Do a Google search. Type "Lightning Mary Ball Washington" and you will find versions of this story:
Lightning strikes an...
February 3, 2019
Black Hole of Calcutta
143 of 164 British prisoners held in a small sweltering prison died in 3 days. Other accounts say less.
This happened for 3 days in June 1756.
See the map on the area of this atrocity.
This happened on the other side o...
January 13, 2019
The 9 of Diamonds is seen on the floor.
In a Game of Brag.
It leads all the way to the top.
Lt Gov Dinwiddie of Virginia agrees to divorce the cheater from the service