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Neil Armstrong’s Certificate of Confirmation

By |July 17th, 2019|Categories: Historical Document|

Neil Armstrong (1930-2012) achieved international fame when he became the first person to set foot on the moon in July 1969 as part of the Apollo 11 mission. At the time this historic "giant leap for mankind" was shown on television, the viewing audience was estimated to be 650 million (see [...]

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Astronaut Signatures

By |July 17th, 2019|Categories: Historical Document|

Below are signatures by three American astronauts, including the first American to orbit the Earth and two of the 12 people to walk on the moon! 1) Photograph of the Mercury capsule on the U.S.S. Noa (Prime) recovery ship following John Glenn's return to Earth after his Friendship 7 mission. This [...]

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Charlie Duke Handwritten Letter

By |July 17th, 2019|Categories: Historical Document|

Charlie Duke landed on the moon with the Apollo 16 mission in April 1972. He is one of only 12 people who have ever walked on the moon. This handwritten letter from June 13, 2001 declares how his relationship with Christ was even more significant than his remarkable and momentous walk [...]

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Advice from Thomas Jefferson – “Adore God”

By |June 19th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Historical Document, Library|

As the Founding Fathers retired and grew old in the nation they had worked so hard to create, many people wrote to them from all over the world for a wide variety of reasons. In fact, it is estimated that Thomas Jefferson wrote at least 19,000 letters throughout the course of [...]

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Abigail Adams’ Letter

By |March 29th, 2019|Categories: Historical Document, Library|

Abigail Smith Adams (1744-1818) was the second of three daughters born to a well-respected family, her father being a Congregationalist minister in Massachusetts. [1] Due to her poor health in her early life Abigail had no formal education. [2] In fact, at a time when female education was “neglected” and it [...]

Defending Thomas Jefferson – John Birch Society v. Jefferson

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: Historical Document, Historical Writings, Issues and Articles|

The John Birch Society, an advocacy group for a more limited and constitutional government, released a video called concerning Thomas Jefferson called Myth v. Fact, narrated by the Society’s CEO Art Thompson. They argue that Thomas Jefferson was actually an anti-American traitor who tried to take down the American government. As [...]

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George Bush on Prayer

By |February 1st, 2019|Categories: Historical Document, Library|

George Herbert Walker Bush (1924-2018) served his country in the military during WWII, was ambassador to the UN (1971-1973), Vice-President (1981-1989), and President of the United States (1989-1993). From the WallBuilders' Collection, below is a handwritten note by him written on the back of a June 1983 calendar that belonged to [...]

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Christmas Prayer from Lunar Orbit

By |December 24th, 2018|Categories: Historical Document, Library|

The astronauts of Apollo 8 (the first manned mission to the moon) entered orbit around the moon on Christmas Eve, 1968. While circling the moon, the three astronauts hosted a live telecast in which all three read from Genesis 1 and then Frank Borman delivered a special Christmas greeting. WallBuilders Collection [...]

1789 Inauguration Eyewitness

By |November 18th, 2018|Categories: Historical Document, Library|

The 1789 inauguration of George Washington as the first President of the United States under the Constitution was a very important event. It established several precedents for inaugurations that have withstood the test of time, including many religious activities. Congress had set up a basic procedure for the inauguration but there [...]

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