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Read by the August Moon

The Pre-Reads are here! As the last Wednesday of the month, it is time to reveal 16 new and up-coming titles that are 19th century in nature. 3,257 more words

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Webster's National Dictionary, 1963

Well, what can you

say

about a dictionary?

As a matter of fact,

what can’t you say

about a book that

defines

the meaning

of every word… 148 more words

Vintage Books

William Harlow (1786-1873) and Margaret Campbell (1789-1817)

Information I started with:

Wm Harlow, no spouse listed, no dates, no places.

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Info gathered from his son’s records in a previous blog post. 567 more words

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Hiram Harlow(1810-1886) and Rachel S. Abbott(1813-1893)

What I started with on the gravestone:

Hiram Harlow born Rockinham VT Oct. 16, 1810. Died in Windsor VT July 26, 1886

Rachel S. Abbott wife of Hiram Harlow Born in Springfield VT August 24, 1813. 636 more words

1800s

Fishmonger's Hall

#500026819 / gettyimages.com

I’ve walked past this building every day for the last few years and always wondered what it was. Turns out, it’s only home to one of the… 211 more words

Happy Birthday, Dear Prince!

If he had lived, Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, would be turning 195 years old today. Alas, the over-worked monarch died at the young age of 42 years. 1,129 more words

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Bridge Under Covered Wagon

I have a pretty good eye for determining 20th Century decades, based on clothing and hairstyle. But this picture that I purchased had no details, and I can’t even venture a guess as to whether it’s the late 1800s or early 1900s. 15 more words

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