Paul Merideth Keesey in the Army

Treasure Thursday – Spoons

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Collectible Spoons I have never collected spoons from places that I have traveled, but I do collect John Brown items, so in my collection I have four collectible spoons relating to the “ol’ man.” Bearded John Brown Demitasse stainless steel pressed spoon featuring a bearded John Brown on handle tip. Read More

Paul Merideth Keesey in the Army

John Brown in the News

 John Brown in the News Uncovering the untold history of civil rights at a martyred zealot’s farm The L. A. Times ran a story about the Kennedy Farm in Maryland and it connection to John Brown and Civil Rights. The farm, where John Brown trained his small army before attacking the Harpers Ferry armory on Read More

Paul Merideth Keesey in the Army

Today is National Grandparents Day

In Celebration of Grandparents Today is National Grandparents Day. Grandparents are as different as snowflakes on a winters day. Some are loving, touchy-feeling, involved in every aspect of their grandchildren’s lives, while others are standoffish, reserved, and hardly engaged. Some live nearby and see their grandchildren often, while others live far away and are only Read More

Paul Merideth Keesey in the Army

Vermont to Honor John Brown October 16

  Vermont to honor John Brown, as the first state to have a day set aside to honor the abolishtionist.  Local teacher Bradley Archer petitioned the state legislators to set aside October 16 (the date of John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry) as John Brown Day. Archer said “It’s important to recognize that we’re the Read More