As you might already be aware historical research interests me. No surprise there, right? I realize it might not be your thing, but it’s mine. I conduct the research in order to find the quirky things that draw people in, the hidden information that never makes it to the textbook or your … [Read more...]
Every Now and Then
A blog about Douglas County history, including stories of old Campbell County. Follow Lisa's Every Now and Then page on Facebook.
One of the first lessons I used to teach at the beginning of the year involved various images where I attempted to teach students that every piece of ground has a history. At one point during the lesson we would move as a group down to the playground. My purpose was not recess but to encourage … [Read more...]
What comes to mind when I throw the word “rumor” out? It seems that your response would have something to do with your own personal experiences concerning rumors. I think if we were all honest we would have to admit we might have had a hand in beginning a rumor, most certainly in sharing a rumor, … [Read more...]
A few investors were behind the magnificent Sweetwater Park Hotel in Lithia Springs, but Edwin W. Marsh and Samuel M. Inman were the primary figures. I felt it was time that I found out more about them. Edwin W. Marsh is remembered as an extremely successful dry goods merchant. He was born in … [Read more...]