America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie Amazon blurb: From her earliest days, Patsy Jefferson knows that though her father loves his family dearly, his devotion to his […]
I finally went up to Cliveden house/Chew Mansion where the Battle of Germantown was fought. For more info on the battle, see my previous post here.
WARNING: If you haven’t seen Room or 10 Cloverfield Lane yet, this post contains spoilers! We’ve all seen the classic “woman in peril” trope – a woman hunted, beaten, raped, […]
Amazon blurb: The year is 1823, and the trappers of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company live a brutal frontier life. Trapping beaver, they contend daily with the threat of Indian […]
The Williamsburg area is rich with history – it is called the historic triangle: Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown. We didn’t get up to Yorktown this time, but we did get […]
You’d think that living on the East Coast my entire life, I would have been to Williamsburg at some point. But no! At 28, I was finally able to go […]
Fought October 4, 1777, the Battle of Germantown was one of Washington’s final attempts to win back Philadelphia from the British. By the time the Battle of Germantown was fought, […]