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My Dad, James "Gene" Rier and Phil Watts. Just Kidding Around.

July 23, 1963. The trio publicized the celebration of the 200th anniversary of Machias that year.  Men in town grew beards, sported top hats, and dubbed their group “Brothers of the Bush.” Dad and Phil failed to achieve the 10-inch length of Mr. 38 more words

Downeast Maine

Bicentennial. Machias, Maine. 1963.

Farris Dry Goods Store in the background. I recognize Vi Payson immediately, standing front left with the parasol.

Machias Maine

SLU Holds Bicentennial Mass at the Arch Grounds

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – St. Louis University gets to have one of the first major events on the renovated Arch grounds.

The university announced Friday morning that as a kick-off for its 200th year anniversary, there will be a Mass under the Gateway Arch on Saturday, September 23. 82 more words


Campanology Symposium 2017: Program & Registration

Resonance and Remembrance: An Interdisciplinary Campanology Symposium
March 31 to April 2, 2017
@gobluebells #UMcarillons

Locations: Burton Memorial Tower (230 N. Ingalls St.), Rackham Building (915 E. 7,267 more words


George Ward (1743-1837)

Written by Ruth Nicholson UE.  This history was written as part of an application for a War of 1812 veteran plaque which was installed in the Wardsville Cemetery, March 5, 2017.   1,334 more words


The Ask Jeeves Question 

Back in the early 2000s a lot of crazy things happened. For the sake of brevity (no pun intended Japanophiles), I will only focus on one of these bizarre, surreal aspects of the early 2000s: Jeeves. 382 more words

The Mural Journey Continues

Mural Artist Elizabeth Veglia, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC), Perkinston Campus, art teachers Sandra Cassibry and Daniel Calcote and their art student are creating Stone County’s 8th mosaic tile mural and 35th County Mural. 119 more words