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Phipps Street Burying Ground, in Charlestown, Massachusetts, was established in 1630, a mere decade following the arrival of the first English settlers in New England. It sits on the outskirts of Boston, at the base of Bunker Hill. 863 more words
It’s Easter for those who practice many of the varying types of Christianity. So, I figured I’d use one of the gravestone pictures I have. This was at the Glasgow Necropolis in Scotland, and I was saddened to see all the trash thrown into this tomb. 96 more words
This is a very strange piece of history which I discovered in Henry Williamson’s The Story of a Norfolk Farm. I’d heard that after the discovery of mummies in Egypt, thousands of cats had been brought to England to be ground up and used as fertiliser on farms, but this is something else, and very creepy. 180 more words
Verses for the Dead, by Douglas Prescott and Lincoln Child. Grand Central Publishing. 352 pages. Hardcover $28.00.
Billed as “A Pendergast Novel,” this latest entry in the thriller series about a legendary, iconoclastic FBI superstar is brimming with suspense, surprise, and imagination. 343 more words