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Mossy Feet Books - History, Gardening and Fiction
11 minutes | 3 months ago
The Wizard’s Magic Pipe - Chapter One
Beware the evil wizard that offers the magic pipe. He promises power and immortality. Instead, he will give you a gift of evil horror that will terrorize you down to the bottom of your soul. The Wizard’s Magic Pipe
5 minutes | 8 months ago
Christopher Columbus Sets Sail On His First Voyage
In this episode, Christopher Columbus has completed preparations for his historic voyage. The episode briefly describes the sailors that took part in the voyage and the ships, Santa Maria, Nina and Pinta. From the book:Colonial American History Stories - 1215 - 1664
3 minutes | 8 months ago
Spanish Monarchs Sign Contract with Christopher Columbus
In this episode, Christopher Columbus signs a contract with King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella authorizing his expedition to find a new route to the Indies. From the book:Colonial American History Stories - 1215 - 1664
3 minutes | 8 months ago
In this episode King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella embark on their final struggle to expel the Muslims from Spain.
7 minutes | 8 months ago
Columbus Meets Queen Isabella
DescriptionThis episode features a brief biography of Christopher Columbus and a short discussion of his initial meeting with Spanish Queen Isabella on May 1, 1486. From the book:Colonial American History Stories - 1215 - 1664
6 minutes | 9 months ago
The Secret Elopement of Ferdinand and Isabella
Political intrique and a secret elopment led to the one of the more important marriages in the history of the New World, and hence the United States took place with the nuptials of King Ferdinand of Castile and Queen Isabella of Aragon in 1469.From the book:Colonial American History Stories - 1215 - 1664
4 minutes | 9 months ago
Limiting the King's Power - Magna Carta 1215
The Magna Carta signed by English King John in 1215 was one of the earliest examples of limiting government in history. The Founders of the United States drew on the concept when they declared independence in 1776 and drafted the Constitution and the Bill of Rights in the years after.The first story in the book Colonial American History Stories - 1215 - 1664.
3 minutes | 9 months ago
The Great Circus Fire
Few people know that during the hey day of the American circus, many of the famous circuses made their winter headquarters in Indiana. This story revolves around a catastrophic fire that raged near Rochester, Indiana as the Cole Circus suffered a terrible fire on February 20, 1940.
5 minutes | 9 months ago
The Story of Dogs and Cats
Learn the fascinating story of how our two most popular pets, cats and dogs, became a part of the human story.
8 minutes | 10 months ago
First Known Train Robbery in United States - Marshfield, Indiana
This tale from the dusty bins of history relates the story of the first recorded train robbery in the United States. The robbery by the locally infamous Reno gang provided a template for later outlaws plying the western states and territories of the United States.This tale of history is excerpted from the author's book, Short History of Railroads- Indiana Edition. Interested readers can find the book on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo and other online book retailers. Visit the author's web site, www.mossyfeetbooks.com for more information. Readers will also find the story in the book, Short History of Railroads. This book is identical to the Indiana Edition, without the Indiana railroad history section. Both editions include an extensive listing of railroad museums across the United States. Readers of the Indiana edition will also find a listing of railroad museums in Indiana. Both editions have an audiobook edition as well as softbound and ebook versions.
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