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Old Photos: 10 Shocking Historical Photos Explained

10 Rare Historical Photos Explained

The saying is that a picture is worth a 1,000 words; while that is certainly true, combining rare historical photos with their sometimes shocking descriptions can create an even more powerful narrative. The following 10 historical photos all depict different moments in history spanning the last century or two. Each image comes with a short description behind the photo to better tell its story: some are sad, some amazing, and some are even scary….

January 19, 2017 / 8 Comments / by / in ,
How Harley-Davidson Motorcycles Got Started

Harley-Davidson Motorcycles

The story of the start of the epic Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Company is the story of some guys messing around in a garage to come up with a cool new toy. How can it get much more American than that? The result is, of course, the favorite ride for millions of enthusiasts around the world…

January 6, 2017 / 1 Comment / by / in
How Tailgating Got Started

Where Did the Modern “Tailgate Party” Originally Come From?

Tailgating before football games and other sporting events has exploded into a huge American ritual.  Some tailgating experiences draw thousands of fans – like tailgate parties at pro football games in Green Bay, Wisconsin or college games in Athens, Georgia…

January 3, 2017 / 2 Comments / by / in
Marilyn Monroe Quotes

Inspiring, Empowering Marilyn Monroe Quotes

Marilyn Monroe was a classic beauty who more than embodied the feminine siren…

December 25, 2016 / by / in
Abraham Lincoln Quotes

10 Meaningful, Thoughtful and Inspiring Quotes from Abraham Lincoln

16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, is famous for many things and revered as as one of the most prominent figures in not only United States history, but world history as well. Abraham Lincoln quotes are uplifting and motivating…

December 13, 2016 / 3 Comments / by / in
Muhammad Ali Quotes

10 Inspirational Quotes from The Greatest of All Time – Muhammad Ali

These inspirational words of wisdom from one of the world’s all-time greatest athletes…

December 12, 2016 / 1 Comment / by / in
Early Jeffersontown (JTown), Kentucky

History of Jeffersontown, Kentucky – How It Got Started

In the 1700’s the ridge line in Kentucky near Chenoweth Run Creek was a raw beauty that was rife with wildlife and Native American tribes. The evolution of Jeffersontown, KY began with the entrepreneurial spirit of Abraham Bruner. As wagons crossed the ridge they created a natural road…

December 7, 2014 / 2 Comments / by / in