"History" Blogs & Blog Posts

AnceStories: The Stories of My AncestorsAnceStories: The Stories of My Ancestors

My personal blog about my genealogical research: my triumphs, my challenges...

 
A Postcard a DayA Postcard a Day

My father started collecting postcards many years ago. I'm continuing ...

 
Ancient DiggerAncient Digger

Learning from the past while digging in the present. A journal and educatio...

 
Your New RealityYour New Reality

There are so many kinds of reality, it's hard to keep track. Let me he...

 
Gravestone pix .comGravestone pix .com

Grave sites and their markers are an important part of our heritage. They ...

 
Doug's DarkworldDoug's Darkworld

War, history, and science in a fractured world. A hopefully educated and ob...

 
iPentimento | Genealogy and HistoryiPentimento | Genealogy and History

Genealogy and History

 


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Reports have surfaced in the past that a group of do-gooders in West Gippsland want to change the name of the federal electorate of McMillan. Apparently it’s because Angus McMillan, who explored much of Gippsland in the 1840s, was in..&...

Charles Robert Darwin (1809–1882) was born to a wealthy doctor and financier Robert Darwin and his wife Susannah Wedgwood Darwin; plus he was a grandson of the brilliant physician and scientist, Erasmus Darwin. But all the family's medical scholars...

by davidtmyersThe times of the seventeenth century in Scotland for Scottish Christians were enough to try one's soul. Throw in a persecuting king and government against Presbyterians, and you have a trying time. Throw in ejected pastors from their...

A major play will be stopping off for three days at Scarborough next month as the county libraries service continues its display of archive material, exhibitions and events as part of this year’s centenary commemorations for the outbreak of Wo...

There are so many interesting historic buildings in Tg. Mures, Romania. When you’re downtown, pretty much everywhere you look you can find a building that has stood the test of time and presents various architectural details that catch the eye...

by davidtmyersIt was on this day, August 19, in 1643 that the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland nominated and elected five ministers and three ruling elders to serve as non-voting members of Westminster Assembly.The Westminster Assembly had...

The great cathedrals and palaces of medieval England were designed by people who made it up as they went along, and often discovered midway through a multigenerational project that they'd run out of space for an arch, or designed a building that coul...