Digging History Magazine: Try a Sample Before You Buy

Digging History is converting to a monthly digital magazine format (PDF).  The first issue of Digging History Magazine is now on sale for $1.99.  If you’d like to try a sample, download it here. Our first Special Edition is also available.  Early American Faith is a compilation of both previously-published at Digging History and newly-written articles with an extensive bibliography and priced at $3.99.  Download a sample here. Like what you see?  Purchase, checkout, wait for your email and download the entire magazine to enjoy on your computer, laptop, tablet or phone!  Plus, each purchase you make between now and March 31 results in an entry to win one of three prize packages (see Special Offers). Cheers, Sharon Hall, Publisher and...

Believe it or not . . . stranger things have happened (Can’t Mail Kiddies)

On January 1, 1913 the United States government began parcel post service throughout the country, based on a zone system which would determine how much postage would be charged for a particular package. Eleven pounds was the weight limit for a single package and basically anything that did not injure other mail could be sent. . . The new parcel post system was making headlines around the world. . . folks were so excited about the prospect.  Then, someone tried to mail a child. For the rest of the article, purchase the January issue of Digging History Magazine here...