“I Bet a Man a Hat Today…”

For four years, I’ve been researching Penniman, and still, the most wonderful surprises keep popping up. Last week, fellow history buff Mike Powell discovered a wonderful article in the Peninsula Enterprise (Accomac, Virginia) about moving houses from Penniman...

The Aladdin Cumberland: 100 Years Old

In May 2014, we traveled to Wilmington, DE and Philadelphia, PA to do research at the Hagley Museum (Wilmington) and at the National Archives and Records Administration (Philadelphia). Along the way, we stopped at Carney’s Point, New Jersey to check out some of...