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...
Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright inscribed on the World Heritage List!
In 2016, a group of 10 Frank Lloyd Wright buildings across the United States were nominated to the World Heritage List, however the World...
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
#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
Elevating historic homes - to protect them from sea level rise
“What they don’t want is a peninsula filled with homes on stilts.” It is no secret that the current federal government in the United States
UPDATE: Frank Lloyd Wright tries again for World Heritage status
In 2016, a group of 10 Frank Lloyd Wright buildings across the United States were nominated to the World Heritage List, however the World He
UPDATE: Canaries in the coal mine—cultural heritage and climate change
Keeping History Above Water—"the increasing and varied risks posed by sea level rise to historic coastal communities, their built envir
Titanic II "with modern safety features" will sail in 2022
Titanic, RMS Titanic, Titanic II, Titanic 2, historic ship, shipwreck, historic shipwreck, Blue Star Line, cultural heritage, international
Archaeology Day - the culmination of Earth Science Week!
Celebrate International Archaeology Day on October 20, 2018! Since 1998, Earth Science Week has brought together people from around the...
Hedge funds poised to acquire artifacts from the RMS Titanic for nearly $20 million
UPDATE: Three hedge funds have joined together to purchase a collection of artifacts from the RMS Titanic, beating out a consortium of...