History

The Alamo: New technology creates a portal to the past with debut of historical app

Free app debuts today Recreates the Alamo as it was almost 200 years ago through augmented reality SAN ANTONIO, April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — For the first…


These facts about The Three Stooges will ‘sointenly’ amaze you–Nyuk Nyuk!

Lucille Ball and Adam West were among those boosted by their films Curly wasn’t an original Stooge In 1934, Clark Gable and Myrna Loy starred…


Popeye turns 89–things you don’t know about the Sailor Man

What was Popeye’s daughter’s name? How are Bluto and Brutus related?   TIP JAR Options. Thank you for supporting Independent Journalism Bronze Tip $2.00 USD…


A tale of Davy Crockett, hero of the Alamo and American frontier

Washington D.C. today could learn from Crockett King of the Wild Frontier Children raised in San Antonio, Texas in the 1900s were quite familiar with…


RIP Fats Domino — Elvis Presley was one of his biggest fans

Music legend and icon Fats Domino died at his home in Harvey, Louisiana, across the Mississippi River from New Orleans Tuesday at age 89. He was…


American symbol of strength–Washington Monument closed temporarily

Giant Jenga stack? Closed until 2019   TIP JAR Options. Thank you for supporting Independent Journalism Bronze Tip $2.00 USD Silver Tip $3.00 USD Gold…


Elvis Presley’s ‘Dixie’ a far cry from what political revisionists want it to be

Brings cultures and people together in freedom “American Trilogy,” is a uniting combination of “Dixie,” “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” and “All My Trials”  …


What most Americans today don’t know about Robert E. Lee


Will San Antonio remove 1899-erected Confederate statue overnight?

City employee says ‘the fix is in’ New Mayor Ron Nirenberg bypassing Governance Committee  (Update: Just as this article and the source stated, the statue…


Remembering Jerry Lewis–his thoughts on happiness and success

Died in Las Vegas at 91 American comedian noted for leadership with Muscular Dystrophy, partnering with Dean Martin, acting Jerry Lewis, “one of the 5…


Seven things most Americans don’t know about the Arlington House

Historic home of Gen. Robert E. Lee overlooks Arlington National Cemetery Visit by John F. Kennedy in 1963 prompted First Lady Jackie Kennedy to decide…


More historical statues and monuments come down as America sleeps

Defenders say removing statues is a white-washing of our heritage and history. Most removals take place overnight   TIP JAR Options. Thank you for supporting…