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- The real story of Thomas Hickey, recently made famous by a video game and a TV series
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- A Major Award has been created to honor the Talented Member of the Team!
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Eighteen Hundred and Starve to Death — Everything was either turned upside down or sideways, and the weather lost even its fragile fraction of predictability. Keep Reading
Seth’s War — Only a captain, he was about to become a household name all over the United States. Keep Reading
Barron Pride — He heard exaggerated stories about Stephen Decatur commenting on his dereliction, cowardice, and bad character. James Barron reached for a pen, but he would eventually reach for a pistol. Keep Reading
Before the Little Trip — Two and a half centuries (and counting) were entirely possible for a man too beloved to pass or too mean to expire. Keep Reading
The First President’s Day — The stark fact that they didn't want him to have a happy birthday cast a shadow. Keep Reading
A Small Package of Treasures — The dance is an old one. Girls know it by instinct; boys learn it by heartache. Keep Reading
An Idea So Shining — It ranks with Magna Carta as a great pivot in the affairs of mankind. Keep Reading
The Baby in the Barn — The light hurt their eyes, and worse, it frightened them. Keep Reading
Thanksgiving — Something happened at Plymouth that was memorable enough to lay the foundation of a tradition. Keep Reading
Doing Some Things as Well as Others — All the crowds would cheer when Sam popped up, until the day he didn’t. Keep Reading
Holding Darkness Within — After sunset, nobody could hear them, or help them. Keep Reading