Mary Dodge Allen


History Blogger at the site:
Heroes, Heroines and History

I love history - especially learning about the intriguing and inspirational people who have made a difference in our world.




January 5th, 2023:

Did you know the first U.S. circulated coin was a copper penny called the "Fugio cent" - designed by Benjamin Franklin? To learn about it, and the scandal involved in minting the coin, check out my blog:



December 5th, 2022: 

The lyrics for the carol "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day" were written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow while he was in the midst of despair. Read his story, click below:

https://www.hhhistory.com/2022/12/henry-wadsworth-longfellow-christmas.html



My December 5th Blog:

Did you know that the lyrics for the Christmas Carol "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day" were written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in 1863, while he was in the midst of despair after a series of tragic events? Read his story - click on the link below:

 

November 5, 2022:

Edna Gardner Whyte - Pioneer for Women in Aviation; Close Friend of Amelia Earhart. To read about her story, check out my blog: