A landmark in the history of tennis springs back to life in Virginia
Two years ago a post on this blog drew the relationship between two US landmarks in the history of tennis - the International Tennis...
For bibliophiles new and old – public libraries, personal collections, and looted manuscripts
“The first place I go in someone’s house is their bookshelves. You can tell exactly who they are.” During World War II, the Nazis infamously
Heritage sites in 3-D
Advances in technology often are viewed as signs of the future, but researchers exploring the past increasingly adapt modern technology in t
How much would you pay to see Venice for the day?
"All that revenue will be used to clean and maintain the city's lagoons and public spaces, and to supplement more security officers
From "Outlander" to West Coast Whisky - Scotland has tours for every interest
“It's not just for film fans, though “ A previous post on this blog shared examples of historic preservation influenced by the associati
#ColorOurCollections –coloring books for adults from cultural institutions around the world
“highlights the beauty and peculiarity of the world” Images from botanical collections, medical museums, historical archives, art museums. S
Invite yourself to a Gilded Age house party at Biltmore
“designed to immerse visitors in a typical ‘house party, circa 1905.” The Gilded Age in the United States generally referred to the post-Civ
"Just a touch of garland on the mantel" - Gilded age summer cottages become winter wonderl
Gilded Age mansions along the Hudson River also celebrate with extravagant decorations - above photo of Mills Mansion, Staatsburgh State His
Venice at high tide - 3/4 of the city is underwater
Venice, sea level rise, climate change, historic cities, historic architecture, Venice tourism, Venice flooding, cultural heritage, internat
College of William & Mary seeks memorial for enslaved black Americans
"Part of the school's ongoing efforts to address its historical reliance on slavery" Public and private institutions across the United...