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The Chisholm Trail in Texas:Today, some historians consider the Chisholm Trail to have started at Donna, Texas or at San Antonio, Texas. From 1867 to 1871, the trail ended in Abilene, Kansas. Later, Newton, Kansas, and Wichita, Kansas, each served as the end of the trail. From 1883 to 1887, the end of the trail was Caldwell, Kansas. Ellsworth, Kansas, is also considered a major influence of the trail.

The Chisholm Trail in Texas:Today, some historians consider the Chisholm Trail to have started at Donna, Texas or at San Antonio, Texas. From 1867 to 1871, the trail ended in Abilene, Kansas. Later, Newton, Kansas, and Wichita, Kansas, each served as the end of the trail. From 1883 to 1887, the end of the trail was Caldwell, Kansas. Ellsworth, Kansas, is also considered a major influence of the trail.

150 Years ago today Abraham Lincoln delivered America's Greatest Oracle: The Gettysburg Address. November, 19th, 1863.

150 Years ago today Abraham Lincoln delivered America's Greatest Oracle: The Gettysburg Address. November, 19th, 1863.

(13)  Millard Fillmore (January 7, 1800 – March 8, 1874) was the 13th President of the United States (1850–1853) and the last member of the Whig Party to hold the office of president. As Zachary Taylor's Vice President, he assumed the presidency after Taylor's death.  Fillmore opposed the proposal to keep slavery out of the territories annexed during the Mexican–American War in order to appease the South and so supported the Compromise of 1850.  wem

(13) Millard Fillmore (January 7, 1800 – March 8, 1874) was the 13th President of the United States (1850–1853) and the last member of the Whig Party to hold the office of president. As Zachary Taylor's Vice President, he assumed the presidency after Taylor's death. Fillmore opposed the proposal to keep slavery out of the territories annexed during the Mexican–American War in order to appease the South and so supported the Compromise of 1850. wem

The term “O.K.” derives from President Martin Van Buren who was known as “Old Kinderhook” because he was born and raised in Kinderhook, New York. “O.K.” clubs were created to support Van Buren’s presidential campaigns.  Anything "O.K." was "all right!"

The term “O.K.” derives from President Martin Van Buren who was known as “Old Kinderhook” because he was born and raised in Kinderhook, New York. “O.K.” clubs were created to support Van Buren’s presidential campaigns. Anything "O.K." was "all right!"

January 11, 1908, President Theodore Roosevelt made the Grand Canyon a National Monument.  "Do nothing to mar its grandeur, for the ages have been at work upon it and man cannot improve it.  Keep it for your children, your children's children and all who come after you."

January 11, 1908, President Theodore Roosevelt made the Grand Canyon a National Monument. "Do nothing to mar its grandeur, for the ages have been at work upon it and man cannot improve it. Keep it for your children, your children's children and all who come after you."

Theodore Roosevelt in his Rough Riders uniform with his signature blue polka-dotted scarf (colored by zuzahin)

Theodore Roosevelt in his Rough Riders uniform with his signature blue polka-dotted scarf (colored by zuzahin)

Revolutionary War Timeline – Events of The American Revolution. My biggest complaint is it neglects the critical Battle of Saratoga, which is the reason the French signed the alliance in the first place...

History of the American Flag

Revolutionary War Timeline – Events of The American Revolution. My biggest complaint is it neglects the critical Battle of Saratoga, which is the reason the French signed the alliance in the first place...

First Lady Frances Cleveland with daughter Esther, who in 1893 became the only baby ever to be born inside the White House.

First Lady Frances Cleveland with daughter Esther, who in 1893 became the only baby ever to be born inside the White House.

President Kennedy, Vice President Lyndon Johnson, former President Dwight Eisenhower and former President Harry Truman at Sam Rayburn’s funeral (from: http://heckyeahpresidents.tumblr.com)

President Kennedy, Vice President Lyndon Johnson, former President Dwight Eisenhower and former President Harry Truman at Sam Rayburn’s funeral (from: http://heckyeahpresidents.tumblr.com)

1848 Photograph of Dolley Madison & Her Niece Anna Payne. Dolly the First Lady of President James Madison.

1848 Photograph of Dolley Madison & Her Niece Anna Payne. Dolly the First Lady of President James Madison.

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