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One Night Stand: A Modest Use of Ohio Clay

On August 14th, 1950, my great-grandfather John Guzzo, an unskilled brick maker at the Claycraft Brick Manufacturing Plant, was walking home from work, as he did every day for well over 40 years.  4,152 more words

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One Night Stand: News from the original "middle of nowhere"

Driving East on Genesee Road in Western New York State, you pass a lot of large warehouses and truck distribution centers spotted among the residential houses and farms.  3,492 more words

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The Decapitation Of Meaning

“Upon the face of this old queen of the French cathedrals, beside each wrinkle we find a scar.” Victor Hugo


For me, PRESERVATION is a strongly political act. 1,526 more words

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An Anarchist's Guide to Historic House Museums

I just finished reading An Anarchist’s Guide to Historic House Museums. This is not a review. Whether or not you agree with many of the ideas espoused, it is thought-provoking. 968 more words


One Night Stand: Leaving Crumbs Behind

Gadsby’s Tavern & Hotel

Alexandria, Virginia

March 16th, 2016

NOTE: This is part of a long-term series of “One Night Stand” blog posts that will document overnight stays in actual historic house museums.   2,738 more words
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Cataloguing an Historic House Museum

by Courtney Crum

This semester I am interning at the Ximenez-Fatio House on Aviles Street in historic, downtown St. Augustine. The Ximenez-Fatio House has a long history, dating back to the 1830s, of being owned and managed by strong, independent women. 500 more words

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