Abraham Lincoln: The Great Emancipator

Abraham Lincoln is one of if not the most popular president of all time. He abolished slavery, lead the country through a civil war, and has left his mark on American History. A few months ago, I brought you the story of Theodore Roosevelt. Now, we take a look at the life of America's 16th [...]

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The Bones of Amelia Earhart?

In 1937 American pilot Emilia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan went missing over the Pacific Ocean. Now a scientist is 99% sure the bones that were found belong to Amelia Earhart. In an attempt to fly around the world, Earhart and Noonan had been flying around Papua New Guina and Howland Island. Earhart was [...]

The Kennedy Assassination Attempt of 1960

President John F. Kennedy is one of America's most popular presidents and almost everyone has heard the story about how Lee Harvey Oswald assassinated Kennedy in Dallas, Texas in 1963. But what most people don't know is that there was an attempt on Kennedy's life 3 years before his assassination in 1960. In the fall [...]

The Confederate States of America (1861 – 1865)

When Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860, he probably never thought he would have a civil war on his hands less than a year later. But that is exactly what happened when the southern states of America banded together and founded The Confederate States of America, or The Confederacy as it's better known. The [...]

Who was the real Captain Morgan?

Captain Morgan's Spiced Rum is enjoyed by millions of people around the world and what most people who drink the stuff may not know, is that he was a real person. Sir Henry Morgan is the man who is the inspiration behind the much loved rum and for once, this story is local history for [...]