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The Eiffel Tower is a 324 meter-high puddled iron tower (with antennas) located in Paris, at the north-western end of the Champ-de-Mars park on the banks of the Seine in the 7th arrondissement. 100 more words


Crackers at the Crossroads

Over the weekend, a member of the Mississippi state House of Representatives, Karl Oliver, took to Facebook to vent his frustrations at New Orleans’ removal of Confederate post-reconstruction monuments in the neighboring state of Louisiana. 1,483 more words


The Monuments on the Road to Oxiana

Robert Byron’s The Road to Oxiana is certainly one of the best-known and most-read travelogues: ‘perhaps the best travel book of the 20th century’, it’s book no. 457 more words


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Mort pour – 21 May 2017

The inscription reads: To the memory of the orphans* of the Seine who died for France (for nothing… 40 more words


Hope Cemetery, Worcester, MA

A Statue of a Lady in Ancient Garb, Holding a Small Wreath in One Hand While Resting the Other on the Top of an Anchor, Seen at Hope Cemetery in Worcester, MA


Erasing History is Hatred

To pretend the past never happened is to forget our history. To willfully advocate for its destruction is to hate ourselves and our identity.

The level of hatred and fanaticism leveled by a vocal few at the remaining public displays related to the Confederacy is sad and disappointing. 466 more words

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(Green) Monument*, Cimetière du Montparnasse – 22 May 2017

I have been on a podcast binge of late. Among other things, I’ve been working my way through Nate DiMeo’s… 357 more words