Black Brown 1826

23 Feb 19

Glendronach Founded in 1826 the Glendronach distillery sits in the Highland region of Scotland, founded by James Allardes this distillery, like so many others used to have all the workers living on site, including the distillery manager, staff, excise man, brewer and all of their families… Unfortunately today this again like most others is no […]

21 Feb 19
Explore Cornwall

Killifreth mine sits just off the Redruth to Chacewater road and dates back to the 16th century. Between 1826 and 1860 it was a copper mine utilising shallow workings with the mine joining the Great County Adit system sometime before 1856, although the exact date remains a mystery. In 1864 the mine was worked under […]

21 Feb 19
Fixtures Close Up

Founded in 1826, its about time someone payed the name some respect as in this Black and Brown Branded Apparel Display. Selections included casual shirts, sweaters, corduroys and more. A private brand of Hudson’s Bay company, it is also sold exclusively, as seen here, at Lord and Taylor. And as you will see below, the […]

18 Feb 19
Ephemeral New York

Frances Milton “Fanny” Trollope was decidedly unimpressed by America when this wife and mother visited the young nation in the late 1820s. She arrived with her sons in 1827 from her home country of England, stepping off in New Orleans and settling for a time in Cincinnati. Her British husband had financial difficulties, and she […]

17 Feb 19
Universe Rescue Kathy Foshay WPC.WP.c

etching of Joseph O. Eaton painting of Herman Melville, (from Wikipedia which says that the LOC says there aren’t any known restrictions on publication of this picture.) Melville_ Moby Dick .pdf (important in this is that I’m suspecting/expecting that the title of Moby Dick was actually referring to buy more of the ick (of the dead, of […]

15 Feb 19

Glendronach Founded in 1826 by a consortium including James Allardice in Forgue, Aberdeenshire and was only the second distillery to apply for a license to legally produce alcohol under the 1823 Excise Act.. Part of the distillery was destroyed by fire in 1837 and in 1852 Walter Scott takes control of the distillery but dies […]

09 Feb 19
Our Unbounded Heritage: 12th Century & Beyond

“When the ships have for the last time weighed their anchors in England, the real misery begins with the long voyage. For from there the ships, unless they have good wind, must often sail eight, nine, ten or twelve weeks before they reach Philadelphia…But during the voyage there is on board these ships terrible misery, […]

06 Feb 19
Richard Rabil, Jr.

Why is ‘Frankenstein’ considered the mother of the genre? How did we go from seeing so many utopian stories to dystopian ones? Where did the word “robot” come from? Will SF ever be recognized as “true” literature?

05 Feb 19
Buzz In The Snow

  Harriet Tubman Born into slavery in Maryland, Harriet Tubman (c. 1820 to March 10, 1913) escaped to freedom in the North in 1849 to become the most famous “conductor” on the Underground Railroad. Tubman risked her life to lead hundreds of family members and other slaves from the plantation system to freedom on this […]

05 Feb 19
Legacies of Slavery in Glasgow Museums and Collections

Glasgow Museums has some wonderful cotton dresses dating from the early nineteenth century. Fashion is often displayed in museums in terms of its aesthetics. Admired for its neoclassical elegance, the slim silhouette of the early 1800s is linked to ideals of reforms and new freedoms – whether from the political tyranny of the Ancien Régime after […]

30 Jan 19
Magic Sing Store - Authorized Dealer

875 popular Tagalog (& English) songs for Magic Sing karaoke systems. It comes with a hard copy of the song list. Compatible to Magic Sing ET23KH, Magic Sing ET25K, Magic Sing ET9K, Magic Sing ET19Kv, Magic Sing ET18Kv, Magic Sing ET13K, Magic Sing ET12K, Magic Sing MT14K, Magic Sing ET15K, Magic Sing ET21K, Magic Sing EG-18000, […]

30 Jan 19
messymimi’s meanderings

(Because some people like Blogger and some like WordPress, i am putting the same content at both.  If you would prefer to read this on the other site, it is linked here.)     ***********************************               Linking up with Wordless Wednesday and Sandee at Comedy Plus.        […]

25 Jan 19

A degree in photography can open doors to many rewarding career choices. Many colleges and universities across the United States offer degree programs. A lot of the degrees are 2 year and 4 year programs for Associate and Bachelors degrees, while some schools offer Masters and PhDs in photography. Even though a degree in itself […]

22 Jan 19

What is Freemasonry? What is Freemasonry?  What is a Secret Society? Most Americans have no idea or knowledge of what Freemasonry is or its purpose. They are ignorant of the important historical role Freemasonry has played in the founding this country and influencing the start and outcome of the French Revolution in 1789. Most Americans […]