Monday, April 27, 2015
Journeys Into “The Shipwreck That Led Confederate Veterans To Risk All For Union Lives”

“The Shipwreck That Led Confederate Veterans To Risk All For Union Lives”

  A fascinating story found as a history posting at NPR.org on this anniversary of the event: On April 27, 1865, the steamboat Sultana exploded and sank while traveling up the Mississippi River, killing an estimated 1,800 people.┬áThe event remains the worst ┬ámaritime disaster in U.S. History (the Titanic killed 1,512 people). Yet few know Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 27, 20154:34 pm
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Journeys Into Opening Day Brings a Look to the Past

Opening Day Brings a Look to the Past

(First Published on March 31, 2015) It’s opening day for baseball. It’s one of those days when we all feel like the great late Ernie Banks. Most everyone is upbeat and is looking forward to the new season. Ball parks will be full as the first ball is thrown out. Optimism prevails. For us, we Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 15, 20154:23 pm