The newest episode of Second Decade deals with a historic environmental disaster as well as its historical context.
The latest podcast episode examines Jefferson's troubles during the 1810s, when he was not-so-happily retired to Monticello after leaving the White House.
200 years ago, a freak snowstorm struck New England and the U.S. Northeast. What did people say about it at the time?
This house on the shores of Lake Geneva is the birthplace of a whole generation of horror stories.
After he returned from Washington, Thomas Jefferson chronicled the environmental history of his plantation in a special book, which very few historians have ever seen.
The time has come again for another journey. Similar to my experience in June at the Huntington Library, I've been offered a fellowship at the [...]
I am traveling this weekend. I've left the comforts of hearth and home and set out for the big, bad city--the Los Angeles area, to [...]
Hello everyone. I'm taking this opportunity to let you, the readers of this blog, know about a wonderful opportunity that I've been offered in my [...]
When the Thames froze over, the fun and games began. Unfortunately this will never happen again.
[Originally posted May 12 at my previous blog] There is a new series of tweets starting on my Twitter account today that I thought I would share [...]