Monthly Archives: November 2016

What to do with leftover turkey?

The Pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in the fall of 1621. They had made it through a harsh New England winter with a little more than half of the original group having survived it. For three days, the Pilgrims and … Continue reading

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Tribute to a Pilgrim

Here ended the Pilgrimage of JOHN HOWLAND Who died February 23, 1672/3 aged above 80 years He married Elizabeth daughter of JOHN TILLEY Who came with him in the Mayflower December 1620 From them are descended a Numerous posterity. “Hee … Continue reading

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I Am the Light of the World

The stained glass mausoleum window in the Westview Cemetery at Atlanta, Georgia, portrays Jesus Christ carrying a lantern. The window is a depiction of the Biblical passage, John 8:12: “Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light … Continue reading

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What’s In a Name?

From Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, 1600: JULIET: ‘Tis but thy name that is my enemy; Thou art thyself, though not a Montague. What’s Montague? it is nor hand, nor foot, Nor arm, nor face, nor any other part Belonging to … Continue reading

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Vulcanus Allheart

AUSTIN SEWARD DIED OCT. 27, 1872 AGED 74 Ys For almost 190 years, except for a brief period when a storm blew it off and when a third courthouse was being built, a 5 foot, 6-inch cooper fish has been … Continue reading

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Angel of Death, Take Two

Adam Edward Burkhardt April 26, 1845 – November 1917 Emma Amanda Erkenbrecher Burkhardt April 25, 1851 – September 23, 1916 Adam Edward Burkhardt, emigrated from Bavaria to Cincinnati, Ohio, where he founded a company that manufactured furs. Burkhardt was a … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Achievement

IN MEMORY OF JESSE PARKER WILLIAMS BORN IN WAYNE COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA DECEMBER 27, 1842 DIED IN ATLANTA GEORGIA AUGUST 5, 1913 AND HIS WIFE CORA BEST TAYLOR FEBRUARY 14, 1860 – MARCH 22, 1924 Jesse Parker Williams’s career can … Continue reading

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