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The Coach House

In April this year, The Coach House Museum put on a Skills and Trades of Yesteryear Open Day. This sounded like a fun day out as I hadn’t visited the museum and they were inviting people to dress in period dress (bribing them by holding a best-dressed competition). 659 more words


He was ordained deacon at Wilson.

New York Age, 11 June 1908.

Rev. Richard Alburtus Morrisey got his start in the A.M.E. Zion church ministry in Wilson in 1887.


How Austin popularized Tex-Mex food

Now the landscape of Austin will speak for itself.

The Downtown Austin Alliance in partnership with the Austin Parks and Recreation Department has embarked on a series of interpretive ventures — online for now, with a street presence planned for later — ¬†about the city’s natural and man-made environments. 333 more words


Capers on the Kapiti Coast. Part II

Last Sunday, after our steam train rides (read about those here) we drove down to Queen Elizabeth Park with plans to picnic and pay a visit to the Tramways Museum. 561 more words


Vintage Style Photo Pillow

The frame is taken from an 1860-1880s photo found in an old photo album. The sample photo is sized 1447 x 2029 pixels & 236-dpi so please use a photo at least this size and 300-dpi is best for printing. 114 more words


The Colored Independent.

Wilson Advance, 16 February 1883.

A year after the Wilson News made its debut (and apparently quickly failed}, persons unknown launched the Colored Independent… 8 more words