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George Washington - Farmer

“To encourage literature and the arts is a duty which every good citizen owes to his country.”     G. Washington

At the time of George Washington’s birth in 1732 there were thirteen individual colonies along the eastern seaboard of North America ruled by England. 2,175 more words

Sustainable

The Grierson-Sproul House in Fort Davis,TX~ $615,000

2 Beds|3 Baths|2,900 sqft|Year Built- 1903

https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/901-Court-Ave-Fort-Davis-TX-79734/2088040332_zpid/

From the Zillow listing:

Listed on the Registry of Historical Places in Texas, this charming house was built in 1903 by the son of Colonel Benjamin Grierson and has been equipped with modern amenities such as HVAC, updated electric and plumbing still retaining its authentic Arts and Crafts provenance. 35 more words

Old Homes

Archives of the digital age

A new online platform, ADAMANT, was published on 29 November 2018 during World Digital Preservation Day. This first version, designed as part of the ADAMANT project, focuses on the management of digital archives. 163 more words

Access

Initiative Begins to Digitally Preserve Ontario’s Historical Vernon Directories

The following announcement was written by FamilySearch and by Library and Archives Canada:

Salt Lake City, Utah (19 February 2019), The Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS) and… 618 more words

Preservation

The Chicago River: Frozen Music

“Music is liquid architecture; architecture is frozen music.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

During the polar vortex, the Chicago River froze solid. Needless to say, I did not take my hands out of my pockets on those -20-degree days! 69 more words

Historic Preservation

News10 ABC's special Valentine to Lady Liberty

You can find the Special Report here https://tinyurl.com/News10LadyLiberty

 On Valentine’s Day 2019, the team at News10 ABC aired a Special Report about a very special Lady in distress, the City of Schenectady’s beloved replica of the Statue of Liberty. 728 more words

Preservation

An international boundary in the middle of nowhere

Just north of Logansport, Louisiana, along FM 31 in Panola County, Texas and CR 765 in De Soto Parish , sits one of the more interesting historical relics in the Southwest: the only remaining boundary marker between the Republic of Texas (1836-1845) and the United States. 95 more words

Southwestern History