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Old 11-23-2007, 11:36 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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Old 11-24-2007, 09:45 AM
 
Location: SW MO
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Hockeynut, as one who minored in history, I must say definitely so! Shame that so many kids/people ignore and/or think that history is boring, uncool, unimportant. The lives and happenings of the past, they are so rich with a wide variety of unique and everyday and exciting stories. That is indeed a very neat find Inoxkeeper! Reading a historic book, listening to people tell a tale, watching a movie/show, its like uncovering a new and rich story, that helps ya understand where and why we be what and how we are and behave. Yas do know that there is a relatively 'new' history section here in CDF?
"Amen!" on the history comments, Shadow! In one of the genealogy forums (?) I subscribe to, someone suggested we write about which ancestor from that area we would most like to have for Thanksgiving dinner, what we would ask and why. It has been fun both writing and reading those stories this past few days.

I didn't know there's a history section in CDF! I'm about to check it out. If anyone else wants to, here's the link: History - City-Data Forum: Relocation, Moving, Local City Discussions

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For a great recap of the Border War with KS see "Black Flag" by Thomas Goodrich.
That looks like a great book, fiend! For those who might want to see a sample of the book, I couldn't believe how much of it is available to sample at google's site:
Black Flag: Guerrilla Warfare on the ... - Google Book Search
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