An afternoon in gorgeous Greenville, South Carolina

We are likely going to return to Florida tomorrow, so we spent today walking around beautiful Greenville, South Carolina. I love this town so much. (It would also seem like a lot of other people do too. Signs of a construction boom are everywhere in downtown Greenville. I spotted at least six cranes building luxury … Continue reading An afternoon in gorgeous Greenville, South Carolina

Why South Carolina was the most important theater in the Revolutionary War

A few days ago, I referred readers to Kevin Honold's essay on the rewards of studying history. In that essay, he talks about how reading a biography of the Revolutionary War hero Francis Marion as a child kindled his love of history. I had not read much about the famous warrior, so I bought and … Continue reading Why South Carolina was the most important theater in the Revolutionary War