The Mystery of Barbara Fritchie: A True Patriot by Tamara Thayer
The Mystery of Barbara Fritchie, a True Patriot is a must read about the conspiracy theory to debunk the patriotism of Barbara Fritchie. It is told from a new perspective from her 4 x's great granddaughter.
"Tamara Thayer takes the reader on a journey to verify the family story she's heard all her life regarding her historically-famous ancestor, Barbara Fritchie. Despite meeting dead ends and conflicting evidence along the way, she conducted extensive research with passion and unwavering energy, continually questioning the authenticity of information she encountered. At the conclusion of her journey, she arrived at convincing conclusions that validate her admirable family legacy and pride. "
~Ellen Bisping, MA and Ed. Spec. Degrees. English teacher for Middle and High School in Faribault, MN. Former teacher of the author.