Category Archives: History

The History Hunt

What is it that makes history interesting? What is it that brings history to life? I suppose that is for each person to decide, although for many, there is nothing about history that is interesting. To them, history means a … Continue reading

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Hoping to Make Thomas Edison’s Generator Shine

Industrialist Henry Ford liked water power. He called it “white coal,” and when decided to build small auto factories in rural communities (his Village Industries) he often chose old grist mills since they were located on streams and rivers and … Continue reading

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