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The Atrocious Massacre

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Before we married, Mr. History Tourist worked in an area of suburban Philadelphia called Paoli. The name sounded vaguely Italian but it had been around since the colonial era and I thought it unlikely that colonial Pennsylvanians would name anything … Continue reading

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We Interrupt Our Travels

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I’m taking a one post break from my Southern Tour to participate in a different tour: a Writer’s Blog Tour.  It’s an interview, of sorts, about my blog and writing process. I generally don’t self-disclose all that much, because I … Continue reading

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Co Co Sala

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My friend and I had some time before a matinee at Ford’s Theatre (the Lincoln-was-shot-here Ford’s Theatre) in DC, so we went in search of a place to have brunch.  What we found was a place called Co Co Sala (, that describes itself … Continue reading

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Booing Benedict Arnold

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A small group came marching down the Duke of Gloucester Street in Colonial Williamsburg: a couple of colonial militiamen, followed by a fife and drum, followed by a civilian.   The group made their way to the front of the courthouse.  The soldiers and musicians … Continue reading

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