Category Archive: History and Culture

Apr 26 2017

First Landing

On this day in 1607 English colonists made landfall at Cape Henry, Virginia. The settlers did not come ashore until April 29 because the Reverend Robert Hunt who later founded the church at Jamestown, called for three days of prayer and fasting. Reverend Hunt said “From these very shores the Gospel shall go forth to …

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Apr 06 2017

Study War No More

On this day in 1917, the United States declared war on the German Empire. World War I had already been raging for nearly three years and the Americans were hesitant to become involved in what was already a bloody, muddy, mess of death. Millions had already died. But before WWI it was not in the …

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