Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thanksgiving

Did you know President George Washington was the first to proclaim Thanksgiving a national day of thanks but it wasn’t an official national holiday until President Abraham Lincoln made a proclamation? President Franklin D. Roosevelt made the 4th Thursday in … Continue reading

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The Final Frontier?

Today, American Coin Treasures’ celebrates Alan B. Shepard, Jr.’s birthday.  The NASA astronaut was born on November 18, 1923 in New Hampshire.  Shepard was the second person and the first American to travel into space.  He was the fifth person … Continue reading

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Proud To Be An American But Still Seeking To Keep The Swede In Me

I am proud to be an American.  I would not want to reside in any other country.  I was born in the Heartland of the United States…Indiana.  I have lived in Maryland, in Texas, in Virginia and in Florida.  I … Continue reading

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