Monthly Archives: April 2013

Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here’s some news that I think you shouldn’t miss, enjoy! MoMA: Expanding at all costs?: I recently included an article about the social media campaign to find other ways for MoMA to expand without demolishing the neighboring former American Folk … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday (on Friday): Cemetery Image Problems

This is the followup to my previous Thoughts for Thursday in which I asked you about how a particular cemetery near me can improve its image in the public sphere after a spat of illegal dumping, attempted thievery, and vandalism. … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here’s some news that I think you shouldn’t miss, hope you enjoy! Tale of Richard III’s skeleton is filled with drama-and it’s not over yet: I’ve discussed the discovery of King Richard III’s skeleton under a parking lot on Shouldn’t … Continue reading

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A Photograph Revealed: Origins

Originally posted on Three Months By Car:
In A Photograph Revealed, you saw the following picture of Dotty, Edie, and Ev, ready for their three-month road trip. I also told you that this photo made its way to me via…

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A Photograph Revealed

Reblogged from Three Months By Car, a blog I run pertaining to public history project I’m working on.  Even if you don’t follow me there (although I’d love it if you did), I thought you’d might be interested in its … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here are five shouldn’t miss news articles from the week, enjoy! Museum exhibitions come to movie theaters: Although I think it’s great that this has been and will open up museum exhibitions to new audiences, much like showing operas at … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday: Cemetery Image Problems

Today’s Thoughts for Thursday is on cemetery image problems, and no I don’t mean problems with pictures that you take in a cemetery. Do you know of cemeteries plagued by vandalism, illegal dumping, theft, or worse?  I’m sure that for … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here are some articles that I think you shouldn’t miss, enjoy! Pluto’s Gate to Hell Uncovered in Turkey: This once vaporous site was found at a dig in Hierapolis, where two years ago Saint Philip’s tomb was reportedly discovered by … Continue reading

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History Day

Have you heard of History Day? I have, but had you asked me about it prior to late 2009, my answer would have been ‘no’.  As a history enthusiast (and a museum, historic preservation, public history, archaeology, historic cemetery, etc. … Continue reading

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Place Bucket List (South Edition)

This post is the sixth in my Place Bucket List series inspired by Adventures in Preservation, which asked readers what buildings were on our bucket lists.  I’ll admit, I know little about this area too.  When I list cities, it’s … Continue reading

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