Straight from the Author - A Blog by Linda Lacour Hobar

Thoughts From an Author and Veteran Homeschool Mom

Welcome to the matters of history!

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 our history. I’m glad you’re here!

~Linda

 

5 Facts About The U.S Constitution

5 Facts About The U.S Constitution

May 14, 1776 was an epic day in the history of the United States. For It was on this day that 55 men gathered in Philadelphia to begin the process of creating a very important document. A few years after the Revolutionary War, the states of the Confederation were...

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The Most Important Event in History

The Most Important Event in History

As significant as Christ’s coming to earth was, His leaving was even more so. The death of Jesus Christ was far more than a tragedy for a man about 36 years old. His death in approximately A.D. 33 was the ultimate sacrifice for our sins. Then, in one miraculous act of...

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Who is the Man Behind St. Patrick’s Day?

Who is the Man Behind St. Patrick’s Day?

Have you ever worn green for St. Patrick’s Day—or been pinched for forgetting? The wearing of the green is a common custom on March 17. But do you know the life story of Patrick, to whom the day is dedicated? Many do not. Amid the fun and festivities of St. Patrick’s...

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The History of The Ides Of March

The History of The Ides Of March

Linda Lacour Hobar, the author of The Mystery of History shares more details about the history of the Ides of March.  Download the free coloring page for the little kids! The History of "The Ides of March" Can you believe we are into March already? Spring is so close...

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The History of Valentines Day

The History of Valentines Day

Every year on February 14, people exchange valentines. It’s a beautiful way to express love with cards, flowers, and candy. But do you know how the tradition was really started? The history of Valentine's day might surprise you. The History of Valentine's Day There...

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Black History Month- Frederick Douglass

Black History Month- Frederick Douglass

In honor of Black History Month, Linda Lacour Hobar shares about the lives of three extraordinary Americans who fought for freedom.  Today she shares the amazing story of Frederick Douglass. Like Sojourner Truth and Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass was born an...

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