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History of the California Gold Rush

History of the California Gold Rush

1 week ago Bill Petro
HISTORY OF THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH On August 19, 1848 the New York Herald reported the news along the American East Coast of the California Gold R…
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1 week agoHistory of the California Gold Rush
History of August

History of August

4 weeks ago Bill Petro
HISTORY OF AUGUST What's in a name? The name of this month wasn't always August, previously it was called Sextilis by the Romans, back in the days of…
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4 weeks agoHistory of August
History of Reek Sunday

History of Reek Sunday

1 month ago Bill Petro
HISTORY OF REEK SUNDAY A few years ago at this time of the Summer I was on the west coast of Ireland, where they say, "West o' here, ta next par…
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1 month agoHistory of Reek Sunday
History of the 4th of July: Ben Franklin

History of the 4th of July: Ben Franklin

2 months ago Bill Petro
HISTORY OF THE 4th OF JULY: BENJAMIN FRANKLIN We know this polymath as a writer, publisher, printer, merchant, scientist, moral philosopher, intern…
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2 months agoHistory of the 4th of July: Ben Franklin
History of the 4th of July: Thomas Jefferson

History of the 4th of July: Thomas Jefferson

2 months ago Bill Petro
HISTORY OF THE 4th OF JULY: THOMAS JEFFERSON Perhaps no one person is more associated with the 4th of July in American History than Thomas Jefferso…
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2 months agoHistory of the 4th of July: Thomas Jefferson
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