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
- A Galleon in Port streetsofsalem.com/2016/05/31/a-g… https://t.co/hrM4sRDNcd 14 hours ago
- A race against time to return World War I Purple Hearts bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/05/… via @BostonGlobe 1 day ago
- RT @StreetsOfDC: Civil War Tomb of Unknowns (c. 1870) #flickr flic.kr/p/HD6CUM 2 days ago
- The house of famous Revolutionary War privateer Jonathan Haraden, still standing on Charter… instagram.com/p/BF-EZQHNEvA/ 3 days ago
- Rachel Clinton arrested for witchcraft, May 28, 1692 storiesfromipswich.org/2015/05/28/rac… via @wordpressdotcom 3 days ago
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