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Our Heritage #19

Homeschooling and American Heritage Girls has sparked an interest in history. Our Patriots recently completed the Our Heritage merit badge.  Requirement #19 has them create a timeline of events between the founding of our country and the start of the … Continue reading

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Badge Help – Freedom Seekers #10

Who was John W. Anderson?  A quick Google search provided multiple answers. Commodore John William Anderson was the longest serving captain of the SS United States John W Anderson,  Automotive Hall of Fame member, and prolific inventor. Sheriff John W … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Our Flag #21

I love this time of year, flags waving… everyone wearing red, white and blue… pretending it is not hot. Each year our AHG troop participates in the local 4th of July parade. This is the perfect time for a PiPa … Continue reading

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Badge Help – Runaway Slaves

Well, here it is the last Friday in February. The new year is already slipping away.  Before we know it, spring will be here.  But instead of borrowing trouble from tomorrow, I am going to focus on today.  I set … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Corn Husk Dolls

During the month of February I am focusing on the Freedom Seekers Merit Badge since it is Black History Month.  Requirement #12 of Freedom Seekers has the girls make a corn husk doll and write a story about their doll. … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace – Freedom Seekers #8

Many of us are familiar with the song “Amazing Grace”. Today it is often associated with funerals and the promise of our eternal life. During the Civil War it was popular with slaves and abolitionists, and encouraged them to seek … Continue reading

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Merit Badge Help – Freedom Seekers #2

Since February is Black History Month, I thought I would feature badge helps from the Freedom Seekers badge each Friday during the month of February. As American Heritage Girls, we learn about Harriet Tubman, but there were many other conductors … Continue reading

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