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

Siege of Petersburg 150th – Battle of New Market Heights Reenactment

In the Battle of Chaffin’s Farm/New Market Heights, Union troops spearheaded by the USCT attacked Confederate entrenchments held by the famous Texas Brigade. The Federa ... Read More

Siege of Petersburg 150th – Battle of Fort Harrison Reenactment

Civil War Reenactment of the Union assault on Fort Harrison. 150 years ago Grant and Lee were deadlocked in the Siege of Richmond and Petersburg during the American Civil War ... Read More
First Picture of a President

First Picture of a President

John Quincy Adams in 1843, at the age of 76. ... Read More

Eyewitness of a Kamikaze Attack

Ever wondered what it was like to be on a ship under attack from Kamikazes? WWII veteran Benjamin James is here to tell you. ... Read More