Friday, August 18, 2006

New Pod Cast on preserving family history

Below is a new podcast that I did which discusses the potential of the loss of family history. It is a brief segment of a thirty minute lecture I gave to a Civil War reenactment group in Jacksonville, Onslow County, North Carolina on 14 August 2006.

More segments will follow in the near future on various other historical related topics.

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Podcast: Captain Otway Burns And His Ship Snap Dragon; Chapter One; Page 25-26.......

Saturday, August 12, 2006

Local Newspaper does report on fast selling book on a local legend!

The Tideland News, the local newspaper for Swansboro, North Carolina has published a wonderful article on Jack Robinson's fast selling book, Captain Otway Burns and His Ship Snap Dragon.

The staff at Tideland News, an print and on-line newspaper service, is dedicated to promote historical events and news related issues within their articles.

Captain Burns was born and raised in Swansboro during the late 18th Century. During the War of 1812, he was a honored and hunted Privateer (not Pirate) fighting against the British and for the freedoms of American values. Later in life he was a demanding shipbuilder, intiminating businessman, and contriversial state legislator.

You can read the article on Jack's book at

To learn more about Jack Robinson and his books and historical research achievements visit his primary internet sites at

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