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dirt hills and development 

Wake up Chester County. The ugliness is encroaching on the beauty of Chester County. Time to curb the developers. This isn’t planning, it’s greed. Who benefits?

Chester County

Abandoned Vermont: Salisbury Schoolhouse

One room schoolhouses are adorable. And they are an easily recognized architectural form. While they would be seemingly easy to adapt to an alternative use, many sit on the side of the road, underutilized. 115 more words

Historic Preservation

New Deal in Mississippi: Edwards Gymnasium

Edwards High School Gymnasium, designed by architect James Manly Spain in the Art Moderne style, was constructed 1941 by the National Youth Administration (Mississippi Department of Archives and History, … 361 more words

Historic Preservation

remembering soldiers on memorial day that a.m.e. church doesn't care about.

I said in a prior post that someone asked me what it was that made me want to save the graves in the ruins of the Ebenezer AME on Bacton Hill Road in East Whiteland or what old timers in East Whiteland like to call “that old black church”. 723 more words

Chester County


Welcome to Malves en Minervois. As its official Web site says, it’s “a charming village of about 825 inhabitants nestled in a green setting.” True. 179 more words


Fun Stuff from Department of Labor Reports

By Vicki Priest, MA (history) (c) (this means this is under copyright, so no copying or quoting without providing the source)

Perhaps the majority of people don’t get excited about some of the things I do . 551 more words

Historic Preservation

How Housing Can be Made More Affordable Without Money

We all know that any serious attempt to address the affordable housing shortage requires money. Still there are incremental things we can do to make housing more affordable for a variety of folks. 268 more words

Affordable Housing