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Burn Box – Demon Rost: The supression of free speech and religion
Those were the words on a sign that was hung from the coat rack in the vestibule of the 45-member Harvest Assembly of God Church on Brownsdale Road in Penn Township, Pennsylvania. 40 members of the church, led by Rev. George Bender, held a book and video...
Paganism & Wicca >> True Stories
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Mabon, The Witch's Thanksgiving
To Autumn O Autumn. Laden with fruit, and stained With the blood of the grape, pass not, but sit Beneath my shady roof, there thou may'st rest, And tune thy jolly voice to my fresh pipe; And all the daughters of the year shall dance, Sing now the lusty song...
Holidays >> Mabon
Litha, The Summer Solstice
Litha is also known as the summer solstice, Midsummer, All Couples Day, and Saint John's Day. Litha is one of the fire festivals and occurs on the longest day of the year. This is the time of year when the sun reaches its highest apex, at the Tropic of Cancer....
Holidays >> Mid Summer
Black Gospel Music
Black Gospel music is also known as Urban Contemporary Gospel music. Its roots were the Negro spiritual songs that were sang by the African slaves while tilling the rich cotton fields of their white Southern masters in the early 18th century.
>> Poetry & Fable
Magick >> Rituals
Samhain, The Celtic New Year
Samhain (pronounced Sowain, Sah-uin, or Sahm-hayn) is also called the Celtic New Year, The Third harvest, All Hollows Eve, the Day of the Dead, and of course Halloween. There are many more names for Samhain, but rather then having a different meaning, they...
Holidays >> Samhain

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Patriot Women: Betsy Ross
Patriot Women: Betsy Ross. Betsy Ross is best known for making the first American flag. The story told is that she made the flag after a visit in.
Betsy Ross House - Historic Philadelphia
This book has lesson materials that supplement a Betsy Ross House visit. They can be ... Thanks, again, for booking a visit to the Betsy Ross House!
Syringa 'Betsy Ross' - US National Arboretum - US Department of
The U.S. National Arboretum announces the release of 'Betsy Ross', a lilac ...
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Backbreaking work gets attention at Betsy Ross House
These domestic jobs, often overlooked, are now being highlighted at the Betsy Ross House through a new, permanent exhibit, "Women at Work in Revolutionary America." In celebration of Women's History Month, expanded programming is scheduled for ...
Did Betsy Ross Steal the American Flag?
The image of Betsy Ross, flag designer and maker, has been ingrained in the popular imagination since the 1870s, when her grandson told the world about his grandma's singular contribution to the American symbol.
5 of Nashville's most popular hiking trails
Mossy Ridge offers plenty of hilltop views, springs, open meadows and interesting attractions like Quiet Point and the remaining foundation of the 1930s Betsy Ross cabin. Warner Woods Trail (2.5 miles, loop) is perfect for a quick workout.
Remembering Miami Beach's Shameful History of Segregation and Racism
In May 1953, for instance, more than 150 black church pastors and their wives who had booked rooms at the Betsy Ross Hotel on Ocean Drive, cancelled their reservations after the hotel manager received a rash of telephoned threats to "blow up the place.
Storytellers hone their craft
Facilitator: Betsy Mosier. 10:45 a.m.

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Betsy Ross - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elizabeth Phoebe "Betsy" Ross (January 1, 1752 – January 30, 1836), née Griscom, also known by her second and third married names, Ashburn and ...
Betsy Ross Homepage -
Betsy Ross sewed the first American flag. Learn more about the flag and let others know what the flag means to you.
Betsy Ross: Her Life -
Biography and timeline for Betsy Ross who was asked by George Washington to sew the first American flag. Includes flag facts.
Betsy Ross - Folk Hero -
4 days ago Learn more about the design of the first American flag and the seamstress who is believed to have created it, Betsy Ross, at
Betsy Ross - American Revolution -
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