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Research: Diary Excerpts

Please note that some articles have been transferred over from the Old Word Museum site. You may occasionally encounter broken links or outdated information in these articles. Written By: P1umtree Date: 2002 EXCERPTS FROM DIARIES OF FAMOUS AMERICANS FAMOUS WESTERN HISTORICAL FIGURES Here are some direct quotes from diaries written by famous people. They come […]

Research: Important Dates In Cherokee History

Please note that some articles have been transferred over from the Old Word Museum site. You may occasionally encounter broken links or outdated information in these articles. Written by: Julie Farrow Date: 2002 * 1540 – The Spanish Explorer, Hernando De Soto and his party are the first whites seen by the Cherokees.   * […]

Research: Green Fireballs

Please note that some articles have been transferred over from the Old Word Museum site. You may occasionally encounter broken links or outdated information in these articles. Written by: Lori Soard Date: 1997 Quick Facts Often called “ghost rockets”, brilliant fireballs would fall from the sky, only to then ascend rapidly. A lot of these […]