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Time Traveler's guide to Christmas: Oh Christmas Tree....

Music to accompany your holiday journey: http://timeslipsblog.wordpress.com/2014/12/16/musical-inspiration-christmas-music/

Before we continue our journey back to the Saxons and Vikings, let’s take a break and try to answer the question of when and where you should or should not go if you are hoping to find a celebration that includes some version of a Christmas tree? 3,351 more words


500 years of history in 3 minutes

Because we’re all about history here and traveling through time to experience it, I want to share this incredible view of women through the ages.  A trip through time through the faces of women in art over 500 years merge together in this 3 minutes! 48 more words

Eleanor's Journal

Could It Be Atlantis?

Probably not….but it made a good title……..

Newser) – It was believed that underwater ruins off the Greek island of Delos were simply ancient docks—but now experts are telling a much more exciting story.

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Marblehead - Day/Night 5 Halloween

Apologies all for this going up a day late but I was very tired and possibly a tad drunk by the time I crawled back to my room last night and crashed.   835 more words


Five milestones to watch on Election Day

Every election brings political milestones for the history books. Here are five candidates to watch Tuesday:

Anthony Brown

The lieutenant governor of Maryland wants a promotion. 409 more words


Marblehead - Day 4 - Walk Around

It’s about 16:00 as I sit out the back of the Inn typing this and it was sunny till about 2 min ago now the clouds have come over all threatening and heavy with rain – possible snow. 1,025 more words


'Let them eat cake!'

One of the most misquoted phrases in history: ‘Let them eat cake!’. Marie Antoinette never said that, in fact because of her Austrian origins the French really hated her.

Image credited to Ben Walsh 

Diary Of An Amateur Historian