Dec 122023
 

Note: This story is from my book Highway History And Back Road Mystery II. These days, Eastland, Texas is a quiet little town located just off Interstate 20, between Fort Worth and Abilene. But at one time Eastland was a bustling place as the county seat and the center of trade for the local oil […]

One Tough Patriot

 Posted by at 12:04 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 072021
 

A monument in Whittemore Park in Arlington, Massachusetts tells the story of a man who was no doubt one of the toughest and bravest soldiers in the American Revolution. Samuel Whittemore, born in 1696 in Charlestown, Massachusetts, was a farmer, patriot, and soldier who is officially recognized as the oldest known Colonial to serve in […]

Nov 142018
 

Note: This story is from my book Highway History And Back Road Mystery II. These days, Eastland, Texas is a quiet little town located just off Interstate 20, between Fort Worth and Abilene. But at one time Eastland was a bustling place, as the county seat and the center of trade for the local oil […]