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

 

The Mysteries of Stonehenge

The Mysteries of Stonehenge

Have you ever seen pictures of Stonehenge and wondered who built it, and why? Stonehenge is the name of a unique man-made monument in Wiltshire, England. It is worth our study because it displays the genius of early men and women. Besides that, the mysteries of...

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The Marriage of Pocahontas

The Marriage of Pocahontas

The last we looked at Pocahontas, she supposedly saved the life of John Smith when she dramatically threw herself over him and begged that he be spared. You can read more about that in the post The History of the Jamestown Settlement. Well, there is still much debate...

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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 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...

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

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 and arrows, Sherwood Forest, and characters like Maid Marian, Friar Tuck, or the evil Sheriff of Nottingham? Maybe you have watched the Disney version or some of the old classic movies of...

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