Thursday, July 31, 2008

A fun way to learn history

A friend pointed me to Rick Brown has gathered copies of historical newspapers. Rick Brown has put them up on the internet.

You can read about the Battle of Yorktown from the The Connecticut Gazette.

You can read about the Assassination of Lincoln from the New York Tribune.

You can read the front page of Honolulu Star after the the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

There are many, many more.

Pretty cool.

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Natalie said...

WOW. This is a *great* resource! Thank you. Thank you.

(and thank you for submitting this to the CoH!)

Henry Cate said...

You are welcome. I'm glad you enjoyed it.