A Shorter February

This year February is shorter than last year. Of course, that means that last year was a leap year.

However, even though it was a short month it was filled with interesting things.

simon estes, opera, black opera singer, Faith, music, centerville IowaFebruary was Black History Month so I wrote about a family connection to Simon Estes.

Presidents Washington and Lincoln - Presidents' Day - Marx Presidential FigurinesTwo of our most important presidents were born in February, and I have ancestors who lived near both of them. To honor Washington and Lincoln I featured them in posts in my new series They Lived Near:


They Lived Near: Abraham Lincoln

They Lived Near: George Washington

sister, birthday, little girlMy little sister had a birthday this month.

Saugus Iron works, saugus massachusetts, virtual hikeI wrote a post in my Virtual Hike series. Why was Saugus a destination on my journey across America?

See: Virtual Hike to the Saugus Iron Works

Mason shoe, dealer, van duzorI also wrote some other posts about family history including one about my great grandfather being a Shoe Salesman.

I hope you enjoyed my February posts.






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