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Animation of the Day: Bullet .45 caliber

By Ashley Perry, Student Intern with the Virtual Curation Laboratory.

 Today’s animation is a .45 caliber bullet from the Bladensburg Battlefield site (51NE44) in Washington, D.C. 88 more words

Battle Of Bladensburg

Pulitzer Winner Prof. Alan Taylor (CPR Insight)

Listen to Pulitzer Winner Prof. Alan Taylor

Pulitzer Winner, UC Davis Historian Alan Taylor UC Davis distinguished professor of history Alan Taylor won his second… 79 more words

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May 3rd -4th - Reenactment Weekend 2014


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Memorial Service to remember the soldiers who died at the Battle of Longwoods March 4, 1814 to take place

May 2nd - Education Day… 123 more words

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In a Giant's Hand: Chapter Two

A visitor arriving at that instant would have thought we were waiting for someone to die, our conduct was so melancholy. Neither of us could make sense of the matter. 1,944 more words


Opening from In a Giant's Hand

The memory of a child’s laugh gilds the loss of that child, but the memory of a child’s silence is a celebration of blame.

Whenever anybody dares to speak about the events that turned my family into something we had never intended, I remember the laughter first. 2,148 more words


Rebranding Canada with Comics and the Continuing Co-optation of Tecumseh

We are joined by a guest piece this week for Indigenous Comix Month – Sean Carlton is a PhD Candidate at the Frost Centre for Canadian Studies & Indigenous Studies at Trent University. 804 more words

Political Comics

tkmorin reblogged this on Bite Size Canada and commented:

A very good post about Canada and the War of 1812 ... and more. I hope you enjoy it as well! - Teri

Out There: Riversdale

The entrance portico of Riversdale, a five-part late Georgian mansion in Riverdale Park, MD. Completed in 1807, its owner Rosalie Calvert could see congreve rockets from the Battle of Bladensburg nearby.

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