Welcome to Discerning History

We produce articles, videos, and curriculum for high school students through adults. Join us to delve into history! Learn not only the facts but the stories as well: why the events happened and what impact it has on us today. You will be challenged to think about history from a biblical perspective, and put current events in a historical perspective.

Recent Posts

Road Building in Early America

Roads are crucial for the flow of commerce. Join us at Great Bridge Battlefield to see how roads were built in early America. ... Read More
Horn Family Tour 2014

Horn Family Tour 2014

Battle of Vicksburg The Horn family invites you to join us on our tour this year, where we will study the history of the Western Theater of the American Civil War. Beginning on September 1 we will travel from Wake Forest, NC to Tennessee, Mississippi and Georgia to study this oft-forgotten half of t ... Read More
Sully's Expedition and the Battle of Killdeer Mountain

Sully’s Expedition and the Battle of Killdeer Mountain

From 1861-1865, the attention of the United States was firmly fixed on the bloody Civil War in progress. This did not mean, however, that the Indian wars which had been fought on and off for decades came to a halt. In fact, it was 150 years ago this month that the United States undertook the largest ... Read More
Discovery of Machu Picchu

Discovery of Machu Picchu

Bingham It was on this day in 1911 that Michu Picchu, a lost mountain city of the Incas, was rediscovered by Hiram Bingham. Bingham, son of a Protestant missionary to Hawaii, was a professor at Yale University. In 1908 Bingham had traveled to South America as a delegate to a scientific convention to ... Read More