Ohio

“Murder in Waynesville” ~ Book and Video

On a late summer’s eve in Waynesville, at half past 11:00 P.M. on Tuesday, August 26th, 1879, a deeply troubled young man of 18, who felt overwhelmed by responsibility and domestic troubles, who was obsessed with violence and death, became entangled in a horrendous carnival of blood, whether willingly or unwillingly, it is hard to […]

Obama Wins a Second Term

Yahoo!!  We won!!! We  won!!!  We won!!!!     Once again Ohio is a President-maker!!! Thank God that we won and our country can continue on the road of progress and move forward to a better tomorrow!  I cried and cried and cried when Obama’s re=election became official.  What a mandate! It has been a […]

Voter Suppression

 Make sure you know how to register to vote & where to vote in your area.Contact your local Election Board. Voter suppression, also known as “blocking the vote” is used to intimidate targeted groups of people from registering to vote using both legal and illegal means.  The outcome of an election can be profoundly effected […]

Opening of the South Montgomery County, Ohio Office ~ Obama For America

We Are Fired Up & Ready to Go!! Grand Opening was on Thursday August 9th, 2012 6:30pm-8:00pm The office is now open everyday! Election Day is November 6th, 2012 Southern Montgomery County Office ~ Obama For America 679 Lyons Rd. Dayton, Ohio  45458 The office is located in the Arrow Wine Plaza across from Sam’s and Fed-Ex […]

Captain Orindatus Simon Bolívar Wall ~ From North Carolina to Harveysburg to Oberlin to Washington D. C.

August 12th, 1825 ~ April 26th, 1891 Underground Railroad Conductor Shoe & Boot Manufacturer Recruiter for the Union Army Captain in the U.S. Army Provost Marshal of Charleston, S. C. Recipient of the Medal of Honor Graduate of Howard University Public Servant Police Magistrate A Justice of the Peace of Washington D.C. Republican Politician Lawyer In […]

Dr. Jesse Harvey ~ UGRR Conductor (November 26th, 1801 ~ May12th, 1848) ~ Difficulties Dealing with Slavery

The “Peaceable Kingdom” of Friends is not so “peaceable” due to controversies over  anti-slavery issues. Dr. Jesse Harvey was born November 26th, 1801 in Orange County, North Carolina. He was six when his parents, Caleb and Sarah Towel Harvey settled near Todd’s Fork in Clinton County, Ohio. On September 15, 1824 he married Elizabeth Burgess […]

Slide Show: An Introduction to the Harvey Family & a Tour of Harveysburg, Ohio

The link below takes you to  a PowerPoint presentation I created for the second Quaker Genealogy and History Conference in 2006.  The Quaker Harvey family were ministers to the Shawnee Native Americans and conductors on the Underground Railroad. http://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=theharveysofharveysburg-12839806673401-phpapp02&stripped_title=the-harveys-of-harveysburg