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The photo above was taken on October 22nd, 2016, on the banks of the Apalachicola River, in Florida. The single tall flag pole to the right of the seven people facing the audience, marks the spot where on July 27th, 1816 a red-hot cannon ball fired by U.S. 1,145 more words

The A-Z of Blogs I Keep an Eye On...

The Letter ‘H’

Continuing on with my series of posts about blogs that I follow, this week I share with you the ones beginning with the letter ‘H’: 50 more words

Australian Genealogy

Looking for your ancestor?

Did we descend from the great apes that came out of Africa?

Well that could have been more than 1.6 million years ago according to modern anthropology. 176 more words

Really? Oh Wow...

Nerd Quest

The landscapes of early Newfoundland: Dr Julie Compton did a captivating lecture, with stories and folklore mixed with archaeology finds and research. Wonderful job!!! So glad I brought my Newfie friend along:)


Kitterman's Bill

Letter transcription:


Dear David –

I had intended getting a letter written to you all last week, but my time seems to have gotten away from me. 366 more words


A 1930s Nurse and other Newspaper Pearlman Finds

I’m currently searching for the vitals of J’s great grandfather and immigrant ancestor, Meyer Pearlman (b abt 1879). I came to a roadblock with the information I have for him, so decided to take a step back and go downwards in the family tree and research and explore the lives of all 5 of his children for any clues. 296 more words


Michel Foucault, "Les Mots et Les Choses"

Michel Foucault argues that, before the XIX century, the Man as we know didn’t exist. What existed was a group of knowledges, reflections and problems related to nature, order, truth, etc. 225 more words