Straight from the Author

A Blog by Linda Lacour Hobar

Welcome to my blog!
As the author of The Mystery of History, I wanted a place to stay in touch with my readers and ponder out loud matters of the heart, our homes, and history. I’m glad you’re here! ~Linda

Who was St. Valentine?

In our world today, it’s common practice for men, women, boys, and girls to exchange valentines on…

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What is it about the Mona Lisa?

What is it about the Mona Lisa? Is it her timid smile, her mysterious eyes, or just…

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Benjamin Franklin—A Jack-of-All-Trades

Take a jack-of-all-trades kind of man. Add to him a good dose of wit, a dash of…

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The Mysteries of Stonehenge

Have you ever seen pictures of Stonehenge and wondered who built it, and why? Stonehenge is the…

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The Marriage of Pocahontas

The last we looked at Pocahontas, she supposedly saved the life of John Smith when she dramatically…

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As many Americans prepare for Thanksgiving this month, our thoughts turn back to the First Thanksgiving after the Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth from England. But, did you know that the Pilgrims were not the first permanent English settlers in North America? The men of Jamestown would secure that title about 12 years beforehand. Let's learn a little more about the history of the Jamestown Settlement.

The History of the Jamestown Settlement

As many Americans prepare for Thanksgiving this month, our thoughts turn back to the First Thanksgiving after…

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Is the Story of Robin Hood True? Facts vs. Fiction

When you hear the name Robin Hood, what comes to your mind? Do you think of bows…

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Was There Really a Trojan Horse?

Have you ever heard of the Trojan Horse? The legend of the Trojan Horse makes a great…

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