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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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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- RT @amhistorymuseum: Today in 1844: Samuel F.B. Morse transmits "What hath God wrought!" on first telegraph line using this key: https://t.… 15 hours ago
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- Somehow I don't think the @peabodyessex considers the @PEMLibrary a "hot spot", more like a dead spot: museumhack.com/museum-archive… 2 days ago
- If only we had this access, advocacy and collaboration in the @CityofSalemMA for our historical archives: jealous a… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… 2 days ago
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