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HEIDLERS ON STAGE If you missed David and Jeanne’s talk at Mount Vernon, you can see the entire event here
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The
August Edition of David and Jeanne’s  Newsletter has been delivered!

  • Treacherous Hero: Heart of Darkness on the Hudson
  • The story of “The Girl Who Lived” is strange but true
  • Nelly Custis Cat has an announcement
  • David and Jeanne will appear at Mount Vernon this month


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An American in Full — Like his country, he was mindful of expenses but counted no costs. Keep Reading

About Time — To celebrate Seth Thomas’s birthday, we revisit a time before there was time as we know it. Keep Reading

New York’s Indian Summer — Citizens of  New York prided themselves on having seen everything, but they had never seen anything like what was happening in their city that summer of 1790. Keep Reading 

Traveling Man — On his birthday, we remember the reasons he came to the United States and partly explain how he came to know Americans better than any other visitor. Keep Reading

The Twenty-Nine Whacks — Nothing remarkable had ever happened to her, until her parents turned up dead. Keep Reading

A Good Man All but forgotten except as a figure of fun, he was actually a rare public servant and an even greater rarity in the presidency. Keep Reading

"Dove Mi Piaci” He accomplished what the rest of the world had long thought impossible. It was 200 years ago this week, beginning on June 30. Keep Reading 



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