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Monthly Archives: February 2011
We’ve gotten many comments from our posts on “fakes,” which you can read here and here if you like. While we here at Guided by History really enjoy hearing from you, I do fear we haven’t made the message about… Continue reading
It has been a difficult winter across the country, with sustained periods of below-freezing temperatures, the thermometer often dipping below zero, and record-setting snowfall paralyzing cities in the Midwest and East. Here in Minnesota, even though we still long for… Continue reading
Pitchers and catchers begin reporting to spring training this week, which is good for baseball fans. It warms one to know that spring is near. It especially warms one when the winter has been particularly fierce. On February 15, 1956,… Continue reading
In his last post, Ryan introduced the story of Silver King John Mackay, and how he was a big winner in Nevada silver strikes in the 1860s and 70s. With success in the Comstock Lode, Mackay and his partners battled… Continue reading