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Way Back Wednesday 002

I have lived in Toledo, Ohio all my life. Downtown is slowly dwindling to more abandoned buildings than occupied. It’s falling apart which is truly sad. 41 more words

Ohio History

1875 Atlas Cabin History...Plot Thickens

The 1875 Atlas of Fairfield County, Ohio shows Charles John Campbell (Cammel) as owning the area in which the Konkler cabin was erected.  The Kunklers are in the area, but not as early and it is possible that the cabin may have actually been constructed by the Campbell family ( records will prove this).   113 more words

Old Photos: 1930s

The photos in this week’s post used to be mounted in a big photo album that sat on my parents’ coffee table when I was a growing up. 393 more words

R. Wilson

Advertised in The Herald that he was opening a photographic gallery in High Street, Fremantle on 17 August 1867.

Full name not known.

Western Australia

Adorable Babies!

Ritchey and I have been on vacation for two weeks – the beach, at Nags Head, North Carolina, and several cities in Virginia.  We visited James Monroe’s home – next door to Thomas Jefferson! 142 more words

Genealogy Research

Edward E. Miller

Edward, aged 22, was sent to Western Australia as a convict aboard the Marion, in January 1852 after being sentenced to 7 years transportation for house burglary. 63 more words

Western Australia

Check Six: The Chaotic U.S. Withdrawal From Saigon

On April 30, 1975, North Vietnamese tanks rolled into the South Vietnamese capitol of Saigon, marking the end of a decades-long conflict that left millions dead. 50 more words