They began tearing down the Cracker House a few days ago. It had stood at 914 Main Street in St. Joseph, Missouri, since 1873.
Holy Cow History
I begin this week’s column with a confession. I’m a lifelong, dyed in the wool fan of The Andy Griffith Show.
If you are of a certain age, you’ll remember a time when smoking was everywhere. Cigarettes were as common as ants at a picnic.
The leaders of the Confederate States of America were running for their lives 154 years ago this week.
We were all horrified recently when fire extensively damaged historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Fortunately, nobody died in that blaze.