Heartfelt History Articles 2018-04-29T08:47:46+00:00

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 4 of Volume III

 Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore: Volume III   Our final featured author was born the day before Halloween in 1857 […]

By | October 30th, 2019|Tags: |

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 3 of Volume III

 Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore: Volume III Our next American author was born in Randolph, Massachusetts on Halloween in 1852 […]

By | October 24th, 2019|Tags: |

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 2 of Volume III

 Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore: Volume III Our next author was born in New York City during the American Civil War and as a young girl she was influenced by the writings of classical and historical writers such as Washington Irving […]

By | October 13th, 2019|Tags: |

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 1 of Volume III

 Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore: Volume III Our first featured chilling American author (of Volume III) was born the day after Halloween in Newark, New Jersey and lived for only 28 years. […]

By | September 1st, 2019|Tags: |

Ten Vintage Views of Americans and their Motorcycles

via Library of Congress, no known restrictions  Mrs. Sally Halterman, the first woman to be granted a license to operate a motorcycle in the District of Columbia - September, 1937             via Library of Congress, no known restrictions Men on Motorcycles, [...]

By | August 25th, 2019|

Eight Great Images of Native American Chiefs

  via Wikimedia Commons, public domain Chief Washakie of the Shoshone tribe holding a pipe           via New York Public Library Digital Collections, public domain Chief Joseph, leader of the Nez Perce - Native American warrior and statesman by Edward S. Curtis c. [...]

By | August 18th, 2019|

Eight thought-provoking images taken during the time of The American Civil War

via Wikimedia Commons, public domain A delegation of Native Americans on the grounds of The White House in Washington, D.C.         via Wikimedia Commons, public domain A very young unidentified soldier in Confederate infantry uniform             [...]

By | August 11th, 2019|

Eight Great Scenes of the Old American West

    A Cheyenne chief's horse reaches for a drink of water in this Edward Curtis photo titled "The Valley of The Rosebud" via Library of Congress (1905)         In this breathtaking painting titled "Emigrants Crossing the Plains" Albert Bierstadt captures sunlight shining through [...]

By | July 21st, 2019|

Unforgettable Images of Old Glory during WWII

From the time of Betsy Ross to this very day the symbol of our great nation, Old Glory has been there.  In the early 1940s she hung behind a President who fearlessly addressed his citizens after the dastardly attack on Pearl Harbor. She flew on our battleships as they sailed [...]

By | July 13th, 2019|

Life of William Henry Harrison

William Henry Harrison c. 1813 by Rembrandt Peale, public domain via Wikimedia Commons "On the banks of the James River, in Charles City county, Virginia, is a plain mansion, around which is spread the beautiful estate of Berkeley, the birthplace of a signer of the Declaration of Independence, [...]

By | February 9th, 2019|

Benjamin Franklin’s journey to Philadelphia at 17

On January 17th, 1706 Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston, Massachusetts. When he was 17 he traveled to New York and on to Philadelphia, but his journey wasn’t easy. “Franklin arrived in New York in October, 1723, without money or letters, and at the inexperienced age of 17. He failed [...]

By | February 3rd, 2019|

Andrew Jackson’s Presence of Mind

“Boys, big enough to carry muskets, incurred the dangers of men. Robert and Andrew Jackson had their guns and their horses, and were almost always in company with some armed party of their kindred and neighbors. Men could not sleep unguarded in their own houses, without danger of being surprised [...]

By | February 3rd, 2019|

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 4 of Volume II

 Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore: Volume II   Our final featured author was wounded during The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain during the American Civil War… […]

By | October 30th, 2017|Tags: |

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 3 of Volume II

 Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore: Volume II Our third author was a member of the “Lovecraft Circle” or a group of fellow pulp fiction authors who frequently wrote to H.P. Lovecraft and each other about their spine-tingling works. […]

By | October 28th, 2017|Tags: |

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 2 of Volume II

 Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore: Volume II Our next author was a close friend to U.S. President Franklin Pierce and is one of the most important writers in American literature.  According to William Wilfred Birdsall… […]

By | October 20th, 2017|Tags: |

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 1 of Volume II

 Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore: Volume II Our first featured chilling author (of Volume II) was born in Italy nearly 7 years before the American Civil War. […]

By | October 1st, 2017|Tags: |

Hero Tales From American History – The Storming of Stony Point

  The Storming of Stony Point by Theodore Roosevelt   http://ia800302.us.archive.org/9/items/hero_tales_from_american_history_dl_0905_librivox/herotales_07_lodgeroosevelt.mp3   In their ragged regimentals Stood the old Continentals, Yielding not, When the grenadiers were lunging, And like hail fell the plunging Cannon-shot; When the files Of the isles From the smoky night encampment bore the banner of the [...]

By | July 2nd, 2017|

Hero Tales From American History – Bennington

  Bennington by Henry Cabot Lodge     http://ia800302.us.archive.org/9/items/hero_tales_from_american_history_dl_0905_librivox/herotales_05_lodgeroosevelt.mp3   We are but warriors for the working-day; Our gayness and our guilt are all besmirch'd With rainy marching in the painful field; There 's not a piece of feather in our host (Good argument, I hope, we shall not fly), [...]

By | July 2nd, 2017|

Hero Tales From American History – The Battle of Trenton

  THE BATTLE OF TRENTON by Henry Cabot Lodge   http://ia800302.us.archive.org/9/items/hero_tales_from_american_history_dl_0905_librivox/herotales_04_lodgeroosevelt.mp3 And such they are — and such they will be found: Not so Leonidas and Washington, Their every battle-field is holy ground Which breathes of nations saved, not worlds undone. How sweetly on the ear such echoes sound I [...]

By | July 2nd, 2017|

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 4

Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore Part 4 Heartfelt History of The Week – 10/23/2016 We conclude our October series with a well-known American author who was born in 1783 and named after the first President of The United States. He like Poe, Lovecraft and Chambers lived [...]

By | October 23rd, 2016|Tags: |

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 3

Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore Part 3 Heartfelt History of The Week 10/16/2016  This writer was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1865, the last year of the American Civil War. He started as an illustrator after becoming well-versed in the fine arts at some of the world’s most prestigious institutions [...]

By | October 16th, 2016|Tags: |

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 2

Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore Part 2   This week’s chilling American author shared a number of life events that were eerily similar to our first featured writer, Edgar Allan Poe.  He too was born in New England, would lose his father during childhood, lived in New York City for [...]

By | October 9th, 2016|Tags: |

Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore – Part 1

 Heartfelt History Presents Chilling American Authors and Their Spine-Tingling Stories of Yore Heartfelt History of The Week 10/1/2016  Our first chilling American author was born in Boston, Massachusetts just three-and-a-half years before America’s second bout with the British Empire in the War of 1812.   […]

By | October 2nd, 2016|Tags: |