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About teresalwatts

Fascinated with Women in US History, Lover of Photography, Fashion, Shoes, Chocolate, Drinks Way too much coffee, Mother, Grandmom (to the four legged kind).

Memorial Day in American History

Memorial Day, the day we remember the fallen military soldiers who served in the United States Armed Forces. For most the significance of Memorial Day is the official beginning of summer. For students attending nine month schools they are closer … Continue reading

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Women’s History, Women’s Suffrage Movement; Anna Howard Shaw

“as a little girl preaching alone in the forest…to a congregation of listening trees.”                                                                               ~Anna Howard Shaw  What a profound statement. These are the words that a twenty-three year old Anna Howard Shaw spoke to Dr. Peck when he … Continue reading

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March is Women’s History Month

We read and revel about the women in history who conquered barriers, spoke out loud on their beliefs, fought enemies with grace and intelligence everyday. I bet they weren’t sitting on the couch thinking about what they were going to … Continue reading

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George Washington The Man Who Didn’t Forget About the Ladies

How do I write about women in history and have a fascination about the man of history? It goes to facts leading to George Washington. In general text and non-fiction books and documents on the American Revolution George Washington was … Continue reading

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Another Gutsy Woman in History Takes a Flight of Faith

Every morning I go through today in history from the http://history.com website. One of my favorite sites when I’m researching. I share the information on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Facebook and Google+ I don’t get to many shares or responses, … Continue reading

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For the Ladies

Gannett Family Grave site Deborah Sampson a.k.a. Robert Shurtlieff Rock Ridge Cemetery, Sharon Massachusetts November 2010 Me at Deborah Sampson’s Grave site, Sharon Massachusetts November 2010. I recently found out a male resident in Sharon Massachusetts has taken a keen interest in … Continue reading

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Jane Austen December 16, 1775

Although I write about women in US History I can’t overlook the influence of Jane Austen. Her stories continue to influence readers centuries later. The author is still referred to as one of the great writers of all time. Jane … Continue reading

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