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Geography of hate: the places of racism in American history. [With Geolocations]

The legacy of racism is everywhere in American history, from marble mansions to ordinary streetcorners. We must reckon with it.

By |2019-08-04T14:15:12-07:00August 4th, 2019|Earth, Geography, History|1 Comment

Cribs of the Chiefs: let’s visit some Presidential Places. (Part 1) [videos]

In my video series, you can take a look at some of the beautiful places associated with our first five Presidents, including Mount Vernon, Peacefield and Monticello.

By |2018-06-18T20:30:55-07:00June 18th, 2018|History, Video|0 Comments

Historic Painting: “Meeting of Sir Thomas More With His Daughter After His Sentence of Death” by W.F. Yeames, 1872.

This painting depicts one of England's most famous martyrs just before his execution for defying the will of Henry VIII.

By |2018-03-16T20:30:57-07:00March 16th, 2018|Art|0 Comments

Historian interview: Dr. Peter Kopp, author of “Hoptopia,” on the New Books Network podcast.

My latest historian author interview is a very interesting one, especially if you like beer!

By |2018-03-12T20:30:43-07:00March 12th, 2018|Authors, Books, History, Interviews, Podcasts|0 Comments

Unobstructed views: an early photographic study of New England’s historic houses.

The Streets of Salem blog shows us a host of wonderful photos of historic houses that sadly are today only the stuff of memory, and history books.

By |2018-02-21T20:30:05-07:00February 21st, 2018|Haunted Places, History, Photos|0 Comments