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Calls For Confederate Marker To Be Removed From Md. Courthouse

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — A petition is circulating to remove a marker commemorating a Confederate general from the lawn of a courthouse in Maryland.

James Yamakawa, co-founder of Showing Up For Racial Justice Delmarva, has started a petition on Change.org asking the county council to remove a marker honoring Gen. 109 more words


Summer Solstice

It has been the hottest day on record, previously registered in 1976.  I was 14 that year.  I don’t remember that day – in 1976 it was hot – all summer long.  227 more words

Public Speaking & Toastmasters

Steam Car Club of Great Britain at Salisbury Museum

A Wiltshire Wander in blazing sunshine brought a group of magnificent vehicles to the Museum forecourt today.

Thank you for your visit – safe journey onwards.


"...OVER FIFTY YEARS AGO..." by Volunteer Alan Clarke

When you walk along Silver Street from Barclays Bank to the Poultry Cross, if you look carefully, you will see that the pavement has been widened.   471 more words

Old and new connections

I should mention a couple of new recent connections arising from my Salisbury research.  One chap is a member of a family that has sponsored a race there in honour of an ancestor for many years.  321 more words

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Stonehenge, United Kingdom

Stonehenge is an attraction that I had been wanting to visit and the standing stones in a huge open space are certainly unique. It is located near Amesbury in Wiltshire and I would recommend booking a bus tour and day trip to Stonehenge and Bath as it would be more convenient than traveling by train. 135 more words


The Choirboys

Many thanks to Volunteer Stephen Lycett who saw an article in the Volunteer Newsletter and sent us this:

Stephen writes: I wish I’d known in advance about  the Walter Alcock/Stirling locomotive article as I have a photo of Sir Walter and a group of choirboys actually playing with it.