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Publisher’s Corner: February 2019

Publisher’s Corner: February 2019

The Reading Room by Maxine Carter-Lome The founding principles of our country have their roots in the Age of Enlightenment, an intellectual and philosophical movement that dominated the world of ideas in Europe during the 18th century. Ideals such as “liberty, progress, religious tolerance, fraternity, constitutional government, and separation of church and state” advanced in […]

1856 Campaign Flag Sells for $275,000 at Heritage Auctions, Shattering World Record

1856 Campaign Flag Sells for $275,000 at Heritage Auctions, Shattering World Record

James Buchanan flag is the centerpiece of $1.9 million auction of Founding Fathers and historical figures DALLAS (May 15, 2017) – A stunning, 1856 campaign flag for President James Buchanan set a world record at Heritage Auctions May 13 when it sold for $275,000, shattering the previous record for a campaign flag sold at auction, […]