Discover and save creative ideas

    More to explore:


    More from this board

    Archie Campbell of Hee Haw

    Davy Crockett - Gave his life at the Alamo for the Republic of Texas and freedom

    The site at Jordan's Point, named for Samuel Jordan who purchased the land in the 1620s, was one of many in Virginia's "Threatened Sites". Artifacts like armor, weapons and dining settings were not the only things unearthed at the dig. The teams at Jordan's Point uncovered several bodies at the site, a not uncommon occurrence in Colonial settlements. One of these finds, that of an adolescent girl, believed to be a servant of the Cecily Jordan, wife of Samuel Jordan.

    The Virginia Company was formed with a charter from King James I in 1606. The Company was a joint stock corporation charged with the settlement of Virginia. It had the power to appoint the Council of Virginia, the Governor and other officials, and the responsibility to provide settlers, supplies, and ships for the venture. Samuel Jordan was a member of this company.

    George Washington's Boyhood Home at Ferry Farm in Fredericksburg, VA

    Thomas Rolfe only son of Pocahontas from her English husband John Rolfe. #wikitree #genealogy #pocahontas

    John Randolph of Roanoake by John Wesley Jarvis. Feudal Virginian. Excellent. Intense brain, gigantic vocabulary, impeccable oratory gifts. Patrician with a capitol "P".

    John Rolfe (1585–1622) was 1 of the early English settlers of North America. He is credited with the 1st successful cultivation of tobacco as an export crop in the Colony of VA & is known as the husband of Pocahontas, daughter of the chief of the Powhatan Confederacy.

    Sir Malcolm MacGregor of MacGregor, Chief of Clan Gregor

    Antique portrait of historical figure, Robert Roy MacGregor (1671-1734). Usually known simply as Rob Roy or alternately Red MacGregor, was a famous Scottish folk hero and outlaw of the early 18th century, who is sometimes known as the Scottish Robin Hood. Of course, there is so much more to his story.....

    Eugenie Bondurant to play Tigris in Mockingjay

    Doc Watson - Shady Grove

    Doc Watson, Boone. "Let me keep my mind on what matters, which is my work, which is mostly standing still and learning to be astonished.

    North Carolina's own, Doc Watson. Any early shot of this great picker.

    A Gallagher Guitar Co. G-50 guitar, known as “Ol’ Hoss,” was once owned by Doc Watson. It carries a presale estimate of $6,000 to $8,000

    Photographer Jim McGuire on Doc Watson | Garden and Gun

    Doc Watson stands alone. There's nobody who can get a note out of an acoustic guitar that sounds quite like his thundering riffs. And he exudes the aura of a sweet soul who does not take himself too seriously.

    Doc Watson dies at 89; guitarist and singer. Doc Watson, a master storyteller, was one of the pioneering artists of roots-conscious #Americana.

    Daguerreotype of Lincoln and his family in front of the White House

    Emmylou Harris.

    Emmylou Harris, 1978.

    BAILEY John - George Washington wore this simple hanger as his battle sword while serving as commander of the Continental army during the Revolutionary War. Made in Fishkill, New York, by John Bailey, an immigrant cutler from Sheffield, England, the sword has a slightly curved, grooved steel blade, silver-mounted cross guard and pommel, and a green ivory grip.

    Couriers existed during American Revolutionary War in a different way. Anne Hennis Trotter Bailey, also known as “Mad Ann” (1742 – 1825), worked as a scout and messenger during the Revolutionary War. Bailey is famous for her 100 mile ride from Fort Clendenin to Fort Savannah to bring back much needed gunpowder.