About Jessie Willcox Smith

Jessie Willcox Smith is one of America’s most important, famous, and best loved illustrators in America’s history. Jessie Willcox Smith came to personify the later Victorian period through her captivating illustrations that came to express the epitome of home life …[Continue]

About Our National Anthem

Star Spangled Banner

The national anthem of the United States is “The Star Spangled Banner”. The lyrics were taken from a poem written in 1814 by Francis Scott Key. Key who was a thirty-five year old amateur poet who wrote “Defense of Fort …[Continue]

About Ludwig Van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven was born on March 26th 1770. It was apparent from his early youth that little Beethoven was bound to be a musical genius. It was at the age of seven and a half that Beethoven gave his …[Continue]