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
- A most welcome tree initiative by the city of Salem! https://t.co/S08IJ4m0kw 1 day ago
- Ephemeral Elms streetsofsalem.com/2016/08/30/eph… https://t.co/1AUXTyzjxu 1 day ago
- RT @ionebiba: Scale timber model of London 1666 on the back of a boat ready to be set on fire. #Londonsburning #art @greatfire350 https://t… 1 day ago
- RT @john_overholt: Nice example of a tax stamp on a 1781 legal document. #newacq https://t.co/raANeLWodB 2 days ago
- RT @FolgerLibrary: Malice, detail from the Trevelyon Miscellany. "Thomas Trevelyon's 600-page manuscript can … ift.tt/2bGJXoy http… 3 days ago
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