Faith & Footprints: The Chatlos Memorial Chapel – Asheville, NC

The Chatlos Memorial Chapel, located in Asheville, North Carolina, was the vision of Reverend Billy Graham after the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) purchased...

Can You Find The ‘Spotless Town’? Coronet: A Tidy Phosphate Company...

By Charles Nelson Where would you go to find Florida’s ‘Spotless Town’? Here’s a hint: try as you might, you won’t find it. This once...

Did You Know? Patron Saint For 50 States: Florida – Our...

Catholic believers pray for the intercession of the saints in heaven so that they may pray for us on our behalf. Saints are able...

Faith & Footprints: Robert F. Thomas Chapel In Dollywood

In the middle of the popular Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee sits the Robert. F. Thomas Chapel. This small, one-room church is...

Woman’s Clubhouse Has Served Brandon For Over 90 Years: 129 Moon...

By Charles Nelson Sometimes big things come in tiny packages. That certainly applies to the little building at 129 N. Moon Ave. in Brandon that...

Faith & Footprints: St. Catherine Of Siena Chapel – Colorado

St. Catherine of Siena Chapel, also known as the Chapel on the Rock, is a functioning Catholic chapel and historic landmark in Allenspark, Colorado,...

South County’s First Village Remembered: The Ghosts Of Gulf City, First...

By Charles Nelson In 1881, a newly published map of Florida identified Gulf City as the first organized town south of the Alafia River. The...

Faith & Footprints: Etchmiadzin Cathedral In Armenia

Etchmiadzin Cathedral was the first cathedral built in ancient Armenia. The original church was built in 301 AD, but it was replaced by the...

Tampa Bay History Center Offers Exhibit Of Some Of The Earliest...

The Tampa Bay History Center has an exciting new exhibit called ‘The Shape We’re In: Early Maps of Florida.’ This unique exhibit, which runs...

History Mystery: Where Was The Valrico Van Sant School?

By Charles Nelson Recently, a reader asked about the location of Valrico’s defunct Van Sant School. Thanks to a 1916 map of Valrico, the school’s...