Intersecting Exoduses

The following passage is included in the book, Zion on the Mississippi.  I find it very interesting.  It tells of a seemingly insignificant event taking place during the trip up the Mississippi aboard the steamboat Knickerbocker. “The last day of the week, January 26, found the immigrants at New Madrid, Missouri, and one more day…

Henry IV’s 200th

Men by the name of Henry Miesner have been mentioned many times in previous posts on this blog. After doing a quick search, I think I have written 3 previous stories that had as one of their main characters a man with that name. So, I will refer to today’s Henry Miesner as Henry IV. … More Henry IV’s 200th