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Apache Wars: on the Warpath with Geronimo and Cochise

Apache: The very word was enough to incite fear. The name means “enemy” and was accepted as an appropriate title for the Indians who resisted the white encroachment in the 1870s.

If you are one of the HistoryAmerica travelers who has missed this opportunity in years past, this is your chance to experience one of the most popular tours on our exciting schedule. It has the extra bonus of taking you to the warm, sunny Southwest to avoid the last chilling month of winter. Apache Wars runs March 18-25, 2007. Call now (1-800-628-8542) for your reservations.

 

 

Perry Oliver Hazard Perry: The War of 1812 on Lake Erie

Join us June 3-9, 2007: Envision Lake Erie, a distant frontier of untracked wilderness and the key to the great western empire granted to the United States by the British in the Treaty of Paris. This tour is based on one of the great naval battles that shaped American history. It is described in detail in Historian Guide Craig Symonds’ book Decision at Sea.

No one is more qualified to take you back to that time of epic naval struggles of a new nation fighting against experienced English seamen. Get to know the Oliver Hazard Perry who was a naval hero at the age of 28 and wrote the historic words “We have met the enemy and they are ours.”

 

 

Remembering Margie Bearss

MargieBearssAuthor and historian Rebecca Drake will unveil a monument to her dear friend and coauthor, Margie Riddle Bearss, at Champion Hill, Mississippi. Margie, beloved wife of Ed Bearss, passed away on October 5, 2006.

Friends and admirers of Margie are invited to attend the unveiling of the stone on May 5, 2007. Pete Brown will represent HistoryAmerica at the ceremony. For details see battleofchampionhill.org.

 

 
 

News Bits From HistoryAmerica

• Molly Dailey has joined the staff of HistoryAmerica. Molly is handling all the bookkeeping and financial records as well as the customer records. She has excellent experience in all phases of office management. You can always feel comfortable and confident working with Molly when you call the HistoryAmerica office.

• We are starting to plan for the 2008 tour season. Is there a tour you've always regretted missing? Is there a tour you've always hoped we'd offer? Email us or call us with your suggestions.

 

 


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