Travel & Transport
New post up over at the BSHS Travel Guide about the McMillan Sand Filtration Site in DC.
Since I got back from the AHA in Boston, I did a quick little post on the Harvard Collection of Scientific Instruments for the BSHS Travel Guide. More to come soon …
I have started to write for the BSHS Travel Guide. So far, I have only written a couple of articles but it is the beginning of a larger number that I am going to produce for them. Here are the first ones: Andrews Geyser, Old Fort, NC George Washington’s Distillery and Gristmill, Alexandria, VA I … Continue reading
Picking some okra from Papaw’s garden: From the picnic at the Geyser:
In rural France, a new castle is taking shape! It is being built using medieval techniques on a medieval timetable (an estimated total of 26 years).
Just got back from the beach with Jill’s family and we had a very good week! Our lasagna went over well and Jill enjoyed holding little Ryan …
Quite a cool little personal transportation device … for more information, check out the students’ webpage. They have plenty of information about it and more photos of it – including some of it in action.
Just got an email from To-Tuscany with a cool special in it … To Tuscany are celebrating too! The leading publishers of guidebooks – Rough Guide – and also Footprint guides have both recommended To Tuscany as a company for people considering travelling to the area. To celebrate this achievement and we would like to … Continue reading
The National Maritime Museum is on Flickr with a number of sets, including Animals at Sea, photos of the London Port area, and several concerning museum operations (such as conservation and installation). This collection is another great visual history resource. I hope that they continue to add images to their collections because I know that … Continue reading
From the Marjorie Howard Futcher Photo Collection: The youngest daughter of the influential McGill University physician and Dean of Medicine Robert Palmer Howard, Gwendolen Marjorie Howard Futcher (1882-1969) was born into a social milieu which included some of the most prominent Canadian business, political, and academic figures and families of the late nineteenth and early … Continue reading