Category: History

John Hicks and Hickstown

Selina Iglesias: Greene Publishing, Inc. Miccosukee Native American chief, John Hicks, also known as Tuckose Emathla, was a prominent Indian leader during the First and Second Seminole Wars, from 1818-1835. Following the War of 1812 between the United States and Britain, slave owners from America came to Florida in search of runaway African-American slaves and…

Quilts: More than just for warmth

Selina Iglesias Greene Publishing, Inc. Throughout history, quilts have provided us with relaxation, warmth, memories and even storytelling. The patches on a quilt can tell a unique story about an event, family history and much, much more. The origins of quilting remain unknown, but historians do know that quilting was used for clothing and furnishings…

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