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The Day Virginia Hanged John Brown

  • December 2, 2017

The painting is famous, but John Brown never did kiss a black child before he was hanged. Today is the anniversary of John Brown's execution in Charles Town, Virginia [at the time]. For  almost 160 years, this collision of facts,…

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Conspiracies, Assassinations, Executions

  • February 23, 2017

I spent four extremely profitable  hours at the Surratt Museum in Prince George's County, Maryland. I was rooting around in the research center's collections for more information on John Yates Beall's operations from Canada on and around the Great Lakes…

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