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An Odd Little Mercantile Store

The Home Mercantile was the oldest general store in Nazareth, Texas serving the community for 90 years in two different close proximity locations. The first store was erected in 1905. 1,747 more words

Texas History

Visiting Cuba's Barrio Chino

Cathy Chavez Miller (Co-chair of ACE) recently returned from visiting Cuba  and Havana’s Chinatown, once the largest Chinatown in Latin America. Cathy writes:

I inquired about a Cuban Chinatown to our guide, Professor Silvio, and he said we could go there for lunch.

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Salinas Chinatown

A Note on Historical Preservation on the 165th Anniversary of the Library of Congress Fire of 1851

On this day in 1851, a spark from a stove causes a devastating fire at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., and destroys about 2/3rds of its 55,000 volumes, including most of Thomas Jefferson’s personal library, sold to the institution in 1815. 590 more words

McKinley Memorial Service Pamphlet

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections.

On September 14, 1901, William McKinley, the 25th President of the United States was assassinated by anarchist, Leon Czolgosz. 83 more words


Restoring a 30 x 42 Barn Frame - Our Latest Endeavor

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Despite winter’s encroachment here in northern New England, we’ve been hard at work at… 786 more words

Green Mountain Timber Frames

Just Saying: Governor Dayton, No!...Civil War Paintings, Stay!!!

The 3rd Minnesota marches into Little Rock, Arkansas in 1862. Notice the symbolism of having the African American child in the very forefront of painting. The artist was saying, “It is about him.”  650 more words

Just Saying

Red Banner Textile Factory: File under "Real Estate"

ICOMOS Asks the Smolny to Reconsider Project for Redeveloping Red Banner Factory
September 2, 2016

Russian and German specialists from the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) have published… 358 more words