A Presidential Reason to not Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Bo Hammond History

TR’s Valentine’s Day Diary Entry © Library of Congress It’s that time of year again. That day of the year where society says you have to over pay for a meal or buy a stupid card. Valentine’s Day is as inevitable as death and taxes, and only slightly more enjoyable. While it’s the bane of many since middle school, there …

Teddy’s Hidden Sanctuary

Shane McCarthy History

© cwinslow The mystique and legacy of Theodore Roosevelt looms large over modern Washington, D.C. TR is perhaps one of the most iconic and recognizable Commanders-in-Chief in our history, but if you expect to find his memorial among the massive throngs of tourists and never-ending construction of downtown DC, then you lack a true appreciation for his character. In 1903, …