Pages tagged with Puritans

How did Thanksgiving in America end up being in late November and why is it on a Thursday? There had been a long tradition of individual colonies declaring days of Thanksgiving, and after that there were states that celebrating on their own, but aren't almost all Secular Holidays from...
Here we discuss the black cat another well known symbol of Halloween.
The Boston Commons is well known for being haunted since public hangings were held there regularly up until 1817, and there have been many reports of ghostly sightings over the years. A small cemetery nearby has been reported as having three different spirits, the most predominant one...
The oldest surviving timber-frame house in America is located in Dedham, Massachusetts and it is also rumored to be the most haunted house in the country. The historical wood frame home was built by Jonathan Fairbainks between 1637 and 1641, and it never lacks in paranormal activity. ...
The period of 1600 s saw England (and parts of Scotland) in a bloody civil war that changed many aspects of the British life, and government. Let us explore further.
Koller's work of historical fiction took me by surprise. It is well researched and engaging. Issues of the colonial era are still being debated today, and eternal salvation is a hot topic. I read this book looking for escape from modern times, and instead found myself in the thick of...
On bigotry this is. About how perhaps it came about here and has continued on since time immemorial from all over the world.
The woman condemned to wear the Scarlet Letter finally speaks for herself!
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