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The Conversation Starter

A large wooden wheel in our ceiling is the subject of much discussion! 215 more words


Solid Gold Pocket Watch Owned by Civil War Commander, 1805

Solid Gold Pocket Watch Owned by Civil War Commander, 1805

Roskell was one of England’s most famous watchmakers of the 1800s. He started creating masterpieces in Liverpool in 1798 before later moving to London. 18 more words

On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1805: Lewis and Clark sight Pacific Ocean.

Trafalgar Day

In two previous articles on the Battle of Britain, and the commemoration of Battle of Britain Day on September 15th, I have mentioned Trafalgar Day (October 21st) and opined that there was a danger that Trafalgar Day is fading from our consciousness and that Battle of Britain Day will do likewise. 62 more words


Ye Olde Home

I have learned to respect and love my newfound dwelling. 323 more words

History Nuggets

860. Αία, Άλος, ή Παγασαί;

Αυτή η γκραβούρα του γνωστού περιηγητή Ε. Dodwell με έχει απασχολήσει από καιρό. Τώρα μάλιστα που άρχισε να συζητιέται το http://el.travelogues.gr, ένας καλός  ιστότοπος που συγκεντρώνει πολλές γκραβούρες και σχέδια περιηγητών στην Ελλάδα, αποφάσισα να κάνω την ανάρτηση. 112 more words