On the River: Evansville, Indiana

Looking up at the Four Freedoms

I think it’s safe to say that most major wars America has ever taken part in are represented on the riverfront in Evansville, Indiana. In some shape or form veterans and wars are memorialized. The LST-325 stands as an ever-present … Continue reading

Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Monument of Indianapolis

Details of side view

Today we bring you a post about the Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Monument of Indianapolis, Indiana. This is something your bloghostess has always wanted to see for herself and is quite thrilled to have finally gotten that chance. It is possible … Continue reading

Log Cabin President?: William Henry Harrison

William Henry Harrison Courtesy Library of Congress

William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States, made such a long inaugural speech it killed him. Or did it? Actually, contrary to what many of us have been taught, Harrison’s speech in the cold, rainy weather did not … Continue reading

The Vincennes Campaign: George Rogers Clark

Attack on Fort Sackville Courtesy Wikipedia

When most people think of the American War of Independence, they think of General George Washington and the Continental Army battling red clad, British regulars or suffering in the snows of Valley Forge. But there was another George Washington. A … Continue reading