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
- Progress? The imminent razing of Atlanta's oldest African American church for the new Falcons Stadium: nytimes.com/2014/07/28/spo… 16 hours ago
- #Salem's secret room: ht.ly/zBGUk 1 day ago
- RT @EarlyModernUK: Must read. "@Tudorscribe: Meet Richard Rich, the rock bottom of the Tudor court. Excellent blog post by @quillprose http… 2 days ago
- RT @HeatherFamico: Happy #salemma now has this! Civic Tech and Engagement: How SeeClickFix is Changing the Fabric of Local Reality http://t… 2 days ago
- Super interesting post about WWI helmets. Really. metmuseum.org/about-the-muse… 3 days ago