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Another Report of the Founding of the Rock City Club

I recently posted about the formation of the Rock City Club in April of 1866. For the record, here is a second account, this time from the April 15 edition of the Nashville… 141 more words

The First Tennessee Base Ball Club Organizes, 1866

Even though the  Nashville Hickory Club had at least contemplated a game of baseball in 1857, and even though a group of people looked to have been playing baseball in Edgefield (not yet a part of Nashville) in July of… 354 more words

From Flickr: "Isometrical plan of Melbourne & suburbs, 1866" by State Library Victoria Collections


Image H29613

Shows the layout of Melbourne streets with buildings, the Yarra, Port Phillip Bay in distance, parts of Collingwood and East Melbourne.

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Rebel Treasure thirty eighth post

Lights sparkle in the distance like diamonds sewn into a mantilla and thrown over the rounded curves of the hills that rise from the city below. 262 more words


Brooks B-17 Saddle

The new saddles came today! Most people i talked to highly recommend Brooks and the B-17 for touring! I hope we don’t have to learn the hard way! 24 more words


A Legend of Camelot – Part 1 by George Louis Palmella Busson du Maurier

Tall Braunighrindas left her bed
At cock-crow with an aching head.
O miserie!
“I yearn to suffer and to do,”
She cried, “ere sunset, something new! 484 more words


The Red Thread of Honour by Francis Hastings Doyle

Eleven men of England
A breastwork charged in vain;
Eleven men of England
Lie stripped, and gashed, and slain.
Slain, but of foes that guarded… 626 more words