Choosing A Day

As a kid growing up in rural North Carolina, dreams were part of everyday life. The long summer days would involve talks about the days to come and how the future would […]

Wagons Versus Carts

Many of us do not know how our ancestors traveled during the great migration years of the 18th-century. In other words, we don’t know if they walked the entire way, if they […]

Colonial Soups

A short article to enable you with a more in-depth understanding of how colonial soups played a significant role in the diet of our ancestors. Quick and easy ingredients range with these […]

Congress Escapes Philadelphia

After the Battle of Brandywine, September 11, 1777, Philadelphia was vulnerable to British forces. Military supplies were quickly moved to Reading and elsewhere. Additional troops moved toward Philadelphia, where General William Howe, […]

The Colonial Cabinet Makers

Defining a master cabinet maker in the 1700s involves numerous different tasks and craftsmanship. Their talents speak through the vast extent of contrasting designs to the elaborate polished final product. Years of […]