After the War of 1812, the United States started a program to strengthen its seacoast defenses, and in 1818 Benjamin Hopkins was contracted to build a large masonry fort on Mobile Point. Less than a year later Mr. Hopkins died...
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Wisconsin winters. I LOVE THEM! I usually come home a couple of times a year, but when I drive up for Christmas, I always wish for a white Christmas. I got what I wished for this year and because of it, I extended my visit an additional week. (Sorry Marlene and Tom!) Welcome to my Winter...Read more
Bell Buckle, Tennessee has a population of 315 people, but on June 15, 2013, there were over 10,000 people walking along the streets. We were all there to partake in the RC Cola and Moon Pie Festival. "RC Cola and Moon Pie Fest?" you are...Read more
Driving East on highway 64 in Southern Indiana, I came to the town of Marengo. [caption id="attachment_3359" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Mirror Lake[/caption] On September 6, 1883, two children, Orris and Blanche Hiestand, were exploring in the woods near their home in Marengo, Indiana, and found a sinkhole. With...Read more