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August 2013, Dresser, Chest Of Drawers, Dresser Top, Credenza, Closets


Love the look of the potted plants arched over the arch of the window opening. Arch and Flowers, Cordoba, Spain.

Never give up....

Harriet Beecher Stowe was an American abolitionist and author. Her novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" enerigzed anti-slavery forces in the American North, while provoking widespread anger in the South.

Royal Copenhagen

Royal Copenhagen, August 2013

Lord Horatio Nelson Memorial Statue, St. Paul's Cathedral - upper  street level - (his fabulous tomb is in the crypt) - This commemorates  his famous battles like Trafalgar

Paul's Cathedral - upper street level - (his fabulous tomb is in the crypt) - This commemorates his famous battles like Trafalgar

Charles Dickens My favorite portrait!

Charles Dickens: A tale of two centuries

Pol Pot was the communist leader of Khmer Rouge from 1975 to 1979. During Pol Pot’s dictatorship, an estimated of 2.5 million Cambodians had died of execution, disease and starvation. Some experts believed that more deaths had occurred during Pol Pot’s rule.  Pol Pot had envisioned a plan of equality so he sends city people to the work on the farms while the farm people had lived in the city. The plan did not get good results that he wanted so he pun

POL POT From 1975 to an attempt by Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot to form a Communist peasant farming society amounted to nothing less than genocide with the deaths of 25 percent of Cambodia's population from starvation, overwork and executions.

Photo: Elizabeth Cady Stanton (seated) with Susan B. Anthony (standing). Credit: U.S. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: 19th Amendment Ratified, Guaranteeing Women’s Suffrage https://blog.genealogybank.com/19th-amendment-ratified-guaranteeing-womens-suffrage.html

Did You Know A Woman’s Right To Vote Was Sparked By Two Brave Women, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, took a stand on July against the law, the culture and the sexism of the time to declare their rights as equal American citizens.

James Russell Lowell wrote "The First Snowfall", which is a work that characterizes nature as healing.

James Russell Lowell's Feud with Henry David Thoreau

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Built on Broadway in Norwich at the same time (1789) as the neighboring Perkins House, the Burnham-Dewitt house has a very similar appearance. It was built for the nephew of Hezekiah Perkins, Zebulon Perkins Burnham, who was also a sea captain. Burnham was lost at sea in 1810 and the house was later owned by the sea captain Jacob Dewitt. In 1812, Lydia Huntley (later Mrs. Sigourney) and Nancy Maria Hyde used the house as a girl’s school.

In Lydia Sigourney, nee Huntley, employed this house as a school for girls.