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An Englishwoman in America

G'day there! Allow me to introduce you to Lady Isabella Lucy Bird. Never heard of her? Don't worry - before this week, I hadn't either. But as luck would have it, I chanced upon a quote of hers pertaining to... Continue Reading →

Islanders and the Shattered City

G'day there! I had no intention of writing this post; however, I was inspired to do so this past Sunday (December 6). That day, as it has done for the last 98 years, Halifax, Nova Scotia, marked the anniversary of... Continue Reading →

Point Prim Lights The Way

G'day there! As I mentioned in my last post, part of my overhaul of this site includes updates on my work as a freelance historian. So if you'll indulge me, let's hop in my imaginary time machine and head on... Continue Reading →

Marblehead Marauders: The (Unauthorized) Invasion of 1775 – Part Two

G'day there! Welcome to the second act of Marblehead Marauders: The (Unauthorized) Invasion of 1775.  If you'll recall from last week, our story begins with the outbreak of the Revolutionary War and the hasty dispatch of the first two naval vessels... Continue Reading →

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