Name the first independent nation to be admitted to The United States (Hint: It’s not Texas) Initially named “New Connecticut” this breakaway territory from the Colony and new State of New York declared its independence from both Great Britain and New York on 15 January 1777. Six months later, in the month of June 1777,
Is Irish in your DNA profile? Have you ever wanted to browse through a real Irish castle? Stan and Raquel Lindaas, owners of Heritage Consulting, LLC, highly recommend a visit to Bunratty Castle near Shannon in County Clare, Ireland. The 15th century castle is believed to be the fourth structure on this same site, built
A beautiful mural graces the façade of a downtown Fort Worth, Texas building built in 1908, in popular Sundance Square. Richard Haas painted the commemorative work in 1988 in honor of the historic Chisholm Trail. My great-great grandfather, Thornton Chisholm, led the first herd of Texas Longhorn cattle overland to northern railroad connections in St.