Colin McBride is a Seattle native. He attends the University of Washington, where he is pursuing a degree in English. His love of history was instilled by his grandmother at a young age and he hopes to pass some of that passion on to others. In his spare time he plays guitar and sometimes sings.
Nineteenth Century political leader George T. Downing was born on December 30, 1819 in New York, New York. The son of restaurateur Thomas Downing, he was introduced to politics at a young age. His father owned the Oyster House, which was a popular meeting place for … Read MoreGeorge T. Downing (1819-1903)