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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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
- Beautiful Italianate mansion in Erie, PA demolished: yourerie.com/news/news-arti… 3 days ago
- RT @MichelleNMoon: How to become a Victorian Archaeologist: peabodyslament.files.wordpress.com/2014/03/victor… 3 days ago
- The Joshua Ward House in Salem, where Washington slept in 1789, obscured by billboards in the 40s. http://t.co/TBSO5EHme8 5 days ago
- 180 years of history online @ The Spectator: blogs.spectator.co.uk/coffeehouse/20… 5 days ago
- The accession of Edward V and after: streetsofsalem.com/2014/04/09/the… 1 week ago