Madison Seminary – History

Madison Seminary 6769 Middle Ridge Road Madison Township, OH 44057 The beautiful and well-kept Madison Seminary overlooks the majority of neighboring farmland in Madison, Ohio. Little known to the passerby is that the old building has a long and tenured history steeped with pure emotion stemming from the origination of students’ lives to Civil War […]

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Valentine’s Day – History

The current traditions of Valentine’s Day are rather quite simple. It’s meant to be a special day where couples show their affection for one another with gifts, cards, flowers, and chocolates. The February 14th holiday is popular in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Australia, France, and the United Kingdom. The holiday pulls in approximately $17.6 billion, […]

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Christmas – History

Christmas is a time of joy, giving, and a reflection of the year that has passed. The holiday is filled of gift giving, storytelling, and family togetherness. At least, that’s how most of us recall this during our lifetime. For those of us who celebrate the “traditions” of Christmas, it brings back memories of hanging […]

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Gettysburg Orphanage – History

Located on the edge of the original battlefield along Steinwehr Aveneue and Cemetery Hill, the orphanage stands as a reminder of the brutal past that, not only those fighting in the war but also, those who lost parents, family, and loved ones also felt the horrors of the war. The war did not simply end […]

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Jennie Wade House – History

The small brick house situated outside the main town square of Gettysburg, PA is overshadowed by the hustling and bustling of tourists and the sheer height of the neighboring hotel. However, the Jennie Wade House is far more than a small brick structure. There is plenty of history that lies within its’ walls and behind […]

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Halloween – History

Halloween In today’s world, Halloween is simply a night to dress up in an elaborate costume, get free candy, and dive into a world of the unknown (typically in our safe homes on a comfortable couch). The real reasons we celebrate Halloween seems to be lost to past generations and really, a lack of understanding […]

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Prospect Place – History

Prospect Place hosts such a value to not only the area, but all of history as well. Currently as an education center teaching about the Underground Railroad and local history, Prospect Place was once home to a twelve-member family and a stop for an unknown number of slaves on the run. The house served as […]

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