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Richard G. Williams, Jr. over at the “Old Virginia Blog” had this to say recently about Daniel Boone and the Opening of the American West:

Richard G. Williams, Jr. over at the “Old Virginia Blog” had this to say recently about Daniel Boone and the Opening of the American West:

Historian Kent Masterson Brown’s film company, Witnessing History, has produced some fascinating and award winning documentaries. I've watched, learned from and enjoyed several of them. I promised Kent a review of his company’s documentary of Daniel Boone earlier this year. Unfortunately procrastination, along with other commitments, kept getting in the ... Read More »

SANTA CLAUS AND THE CIVIL WAR

SANTA CLAUS AND THE CIVIL WAR

Americans celebrated Christmas on the eve of the Civil War much like we do today. There were Christmas cards, caroling, festive parties and dances. “Egnogging” was one of the favorite traditions, supplanting wassailing of colonial times. Santa Claus was also a major part of Christmas. New York clergyman Clement Clarke ... Read More »

Brown to Speak at Historic Locust Grove

Brown to Speak at Historic Locust Grove

Kent Masterson Brown will speak at “Locust Grove,” the last “home” of George Rogers Clark, on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. The lecture is entitled: “An Intimate Portrait of Daniel Boone.” Click on the link below for more information. Brown’s film production, “Daniel Boone and the Opening of the ... Read More »

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