Battles in the East

Harper’s Ferry – Confluence at War (Part 1)

Most casual historians will recognize the name of Harper’s Ferry as “ground zero” for John Brown’s infamous raid that was designed to inspire a revolution amongst the enslaved population in America. While the raid did not fully succeed, many claim that Brown’s actions at Harper’s Ferry and his subsequent execution are the instigating factors that… Continue reading Harper’s Ferry – Confluence at War (Part 1)

Traveling Tidbits

Tim’s II on the Potomac

There are a multitude of places to eat in Fredericksburg. One in the historic district even pays homage to John Washington by hanging a portrait of him in the dining hall (FoodE on Princess Anne Street). But if you’re looking for an obscure, local dine-in experience with a light dose of historical context, I’d recommend… Continue reading Tim’s II on the Potomac