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Of brick walls and blurry babies

Art, by its very nature, is subjective, nebulous, difficult to pin down precisely and define with logic.  It is in the eyes of the beholder, though expressions of beauty and emotional nudges can also be universal.   236 more words


Breaking Brick Walls - Underused Records

If you are stumped in your Family History Research you might want to take a look at some of the following.

Hotel of the Week: Hotel On North

Exposed brick walls. Tin ceilings. Velvet arm chairs. Decorative columns. A birdcage elevator. At Hotel on North, old meets new. Words like stylish, charming and comfortable have come to define this former 19th Century haberdashery turned boutique hotel. 133 more words

Hotel Of The Week

Slave Name Roll Project: RELEASING: William, Mary, and Orange

Earlier this month I discovered a wonderful batch of pre-Civil War records for the counties in the western Virginia which would become West Virginia in 1863. 1,025 more words


Slave Name Roll Project: RELEASING: Henry, a Slave in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia

John S. Roberts of Nicholas County, Virginia (present-day West Virginia) owned one negro boy named Henry as seen in the appraisal of his estate recorded during the March 1832 term of Nicholas County court. 519 more words