Occasional observations—scholarly, impressionistic and materialistic—-of a history professor fortunate to live in one of America’s oldest and (I think) most interesting little cities: Salem, Massachusetts. Somehow, I’d like to tie all of my favorite things together: history and historic preservation, architecture, design and decoration, gardening, shopping and everyday curiosities. Feel free to email me with your comments and suggestions at email@example.com.
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The blog (a portrayal in progress):Somewhat random but still timely posts about culture, history, and the material environment, from the perspectives of academia, Salem and beyond.
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Top Posts & Pages
- So apparent and egregious, for years: thetakeaway.org/story/recruit-… 14 hours ago
- Civil War Music is on BBC2 and at Salem Willows tomorrow night! newstatesman.com/culture/2015/0… 2 days ago
- A Confederate flag defaced the Robert Gould Shaw/Mass 54th Memorial in Boston for several hours yesterday: cwmemory.com/2015/06/29/54t… 2 days ago
- Help me fix "Other City Issues" en-US.seeclickfix.com/issues/1736883 4 days ago
- America's 11 most endangered places: preservationnation.org/issues/11-most… 1 week ago