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A Midleton Mystery: WHERE exactly was Drohidfynnaght?

‘Grant…to John Fitz Gerald Fitz Edmond of Clohermony….of 10 acres between Drohidfynnaght on the east, and the river running from the mill there on the west….’   … 956 more words


Simmons High graduate-oral interview

On Monday, I attended an event that Queenester Jones, wife of “Bubby” Sylvester Jones, invited me to so I could meet some people. Had no idea what this group was all about, but it was a beautiful day to spend time in the park in Fayetteville and have lunch. 351 more words

African American History

New Local History & Makerspace Related Site!

Attention local history fans & makerspace fans!

We have a new SSCL local history and makerspace related site that we’ve just started for you to check out! 261 more words

Local History Mystery Photos August 8 28 15

Just a quick precursor note to our new weekly Local History Mystery Photos; I am going on vacation next week and so the next Local History Mystery Photos will not be posting until Thursday, September 11. 158 more words

Student Museum Musings - Karen's Favourite Room

By Karen A, Summer Student

The Oshawa Community Museum, although small, has three buildings and numerous rooms to display their collections. Out of all of the rooms my favourite room is the Henry House Kitchen. 655 more words

Oshawa Community Museum

A Cherokee Cloth Doll

The North Carolina Room, Pack Memorial Library currently has on exhibit through September, four exhibit cases highlighting Asheville and Western North Carolina Tourism Souvenirs. Of course, the exhibit set us on a research binge, trying to find out all that we could about the local souvenir trade and how it developed. 297 more words

Local History

In the Line of Fire, Part 3: The Trial

It was a cold snowy day on November 17, 1952 when the trial of Merle William Martin, with numerous nicknames including “Steve” and “Red”, began. People, blowing hot air into their cold hands, were seen hurrying into the brand new Johnson County Courthouse. 603 more words