Monthly Archives: March 2013

Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here are some articles from this week that I think you shouldn’t miss. Enjoy! Locals Only: U.K. Antique Shop Bans Tourists: If you live more than 30 miles from this shop, you aren’t welcome.  It isn’t about keeping local historical … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday: Metal Detecting, Archaeology, and Museums

This is the second post of Metal Detecting, Archaeology, and Museums.  The first can be found here. Thank you to those who commented on the blog and Facebook about this post.  It was great to hear from you. Like Dianne, … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here is news from last week that I think you shouldn’t miss, enjoy! Pre-Viking tunic found on glacier as warming trend aids archaeology:  Glaciers are shrinking, and even if some are still debating the underlying cause(s), there have been some … Continue reading

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Followup Friday

Back on December 29, I shared photos of the following buildings in A Building’s Story and asked readers to guess what the original purpose of these buildings were. My thanks to Erik from Reader Area Development for guessing the first … Continue reading

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Place Bucket List (Midwest Edition)

This post is the fifth in my Place Bucket List series inspired by Adventures in Preservation, which asked readers what buildings were on our bucket lists. *Note: The regions I have given these states in this and upcoming posts are … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Knight’s Grave Found Under Car Park: A few weeks ago, I shared articles on King Richard III being found under a parking lot in central England.  This time archaeologists have found a knight in Scotland during an excavation of a … Continue reading

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Thoughts For Thursday: Metal Detecting, Archaeology, and Museums

I look for stories all week long to put into the weekly feature, Shouldn’t Miss News.  I keep it to five stories a week, which means that some stories aren’t shared or get shared through Facebook.  Other times, I find … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here is a quick wrap-up of news that I think you shouldn’t miss. Enjoy! 300-year-old stolen headstone returned to Boston’s Old North Church: I love being able to feature a good news story about a cemetery, all too often cemetery … Continue reading

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Followup Friday

Occasionally when blogging, topics get dropped as new things pop up with the intention of going back to those topics at a later (but not too distant date).  That doesn’t always happen, so this new blog category, launched today, is … Continue reading

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Place Bucket List (Southwest Edition)

This post is the fourth in my Place Bucket List series inspired by Adventures in Preservation, which asked readers what buildings were on our bucket lists. *Note: The regions I have given these states in this and upcoming posts are … Continue reading

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