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
- Sweeping century changes; I disagree with the 16thC! theguardian.com/books/2014/oct… 5 hours ago
- RT @ProfLisaJardine: #archivefail Archival biscuits for tea! http://t.co/R0C6lIe2gh 16 hours ago
- The real-life reason to be scared of pop-culture witches ti.me/1xzFSnf via @TIMEHistory with Tad Baker! 2 days ago
- Featured Partner Event: True Yankees | Essex National Heritage Area essexheritage.org/featured-partn… 2 days ago
- FDR ALMOST spent Halloween 1932 on Gallows Hill in #SalemMA: streetsofsalem.com/2014/10/26/fdr… http://t.co/2aCxJMW9Ua 4 days ago