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Happy History: The History of Rocking Chairs

2020-07-12T02:23:25+00:00July 8th, 2020|

Not-so-secretly a little old lady at heart, Hadley Meares loves herself a rocking chair. But when exactly did this uniquely American invention become a feature of front porches coast to coast? Well, perhaps seat yourself in a rocking chair for this episode. Subscribe to Happy History on iTunes, on Spotify, [...]

Happy History: Antony and Cleopatra Parties

2020-07-05T07:58:06+00:00June 24th, 2020|

Hey, remember parties? It might seem like ancient history when we could have carefree gatherings, but in this episode, we’re looking specifically at the parties held during a period of ancient history. Antony and Cleopatra might be famous for being lovers and political figures, but in their day they were also [...]

Happy History: First Female Aviators

2020-07-05T08:16:00+00:00June 22nd, 2020|

Hot on the heels of our previous episode about First Lady friendships, this episode focuses on female pilots: specifically the first two aviatrixes ever, Harriet Quimby and Mathilde Moisant. They were pioneers in the sky, and it’s all the better because they encouraged each other to greater and greater heights. Follow [...]

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