Washing Post Tweets Civil War, Secession

As part of an initiative to mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, The Washington Post is tweeting the events leading up to the secession of South Carolina, in the words of the people who lived it – from journals, letters, official records and newspaper of the day. The cast of characters tweeted include […]

Planning Your Spring County History Conference

Summer is over. Fall is upon us. Schools are back in session (even in Chicago), and now is the time to start planning a Spring 2013 County History Conference. It is a time of breaking bread and sharing stories among people with similar interests. We are a social species so bringing people together is good […]