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  • The Base Ball Festival
    6th Annual Gettysburg National 19th Century Base Ball Festival
    American history and America’s original well-loved “official” sport join forces this weekend in the 6th Annual Gettysburg National 19th Century Base Ball Festival. This yearly event allows visitors to come out and experience how...
  • Had the Beautiful Hatter
    Haddy Madigan the hatter, how about some tea?
    Hello New York Doll Collectors!I hope you all, are able to enjoy a summer afternoon without too much heat. That is, if you can stand a bit of heat. But how about warm weather, where you can still have a cup of steaming hot tea, and hot raspberry...
  • Lady's Book
    ‘Lady’s Book’ debuted in 1830
    Anyone who enjoys reading a women’s magazine owes a debt of gratitude to Louis A. Godey. Born to French immigrants who made their home in New York, Louis created a magazine which focused on topics that concerned women and their lives.By the...
  • Heritage and Vision: Charros, Victorian equestriennes, Danish marching sailors
    Heritage and Vision: Charros, Victorian equestriennes, Danish marching sailors
    The theme of the 126th Tournament of Roses was “Inspiring Stories,” and the stories came from many diverse cultures. In the “Heritage and Vision” chapter, Hawaiian, Christian, Japanese, Sikh, Chinese, Armenian, and a nod to...
  • Brass & Black Neo Victorian Long Dangle Jewelry Earrings by BohemeBijou
    Review: Brass & Black Neo Victorian Long Dangle Jewelry Earrings by BohemeBijou
    I adore dangle earrings, the only problem is that they're often too long or too short, and if they're the right length, they're not particularly attractive or durable. TheBrass & Black Neo Victorian Long Dangle Jewelry Earrings by...
  • Dickens Fair
    Dickens Fair Sewing Time
    Now that Halloween is behind us, it's time to turn our sewing machines to Dickens Fair mode. The Dickens Fair is the premier Holiday event in the Bay area. What could possibly make it better? Having your own costume while you stroll along the...
  • Interview with A THOUSAND PERFECT THINGS author Kay Kenyon
    Interview with A THOUSAND PERFECT THINGS author Kay Kenyon
    Kay Kenyon is the author of eleven science fiction and fantasy novels. She is best known for her world-building, especially for her series The Entire and the Rose and for A Thousand Perfect Things. She lives in Eastern Washington with her husband...
  • 30 shades of grey, black and mauve featured in Death Becomes Her
    30 shades of grey, black and mauve featured in Death Becomes Her
    Proceed with caution, slippery when wet, dangerous curves ahead, and other warning signs were the likely fashion statements made by the Victorians and Edwardians who wrapped their widows up in ominous attire.“The veiled widowcould elicit...
  • The Story of Avis (Cover)
    Throwback Thursday: The Story of Avis by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
    Welcome to the first installment of a new series within the LA Book Examiner medley - Throwback Thursday reviews! Every Thursday, I'll be discussing a book published before 1990.Any time before 1990. We'll get some "golden oldies,...
  • Antique hair receiver
    Vintage hair receiver sells for $405 on eBay - but what is a hair receiver?
    A hair receiver is a small, usually ceramic, pot with a hole in the top of it that was part of vintage or antique vanity sets. Typically used in the Victorian era, a hair receiver was a place for a woman to place the hair removed from her...
  • Dearborn Historical Museum hosts Victorian Christmas on Saturday
    Dearborn Historical Museum hosts Victorian Christmas on Saturday
    The Dearborn Historical Museum has moved its annual Victorian Christmas open house to Saturday this year, after having been on the first Friday of December for a number of years.The event will be on Saturday for the first time, Museum Guild of...
  • 'A Wreath of Snow' a Christmas novella from Liz Curtis Higgs
    'A Wreath of Snow' a Christmas novella from Liz Curtis Higgs
    On Christmas Eve in 1894, all Margaret Campbell wants is a safe journey home. When her plans for a jolly holiday with her family in Stirling begin to crumble beneath the weight of her brother’s bitterness, the young schoolteacher wants...
  • Christmas Welcome
    Richmond's Fan District 'Holiday Home tour'
    News sources on Sunday announced the annual Fan District Holiday Home Tour will take place this year on Dec.7th and 8th, 2013, from 1 to 6 PM each day.Tickets for the tour can be purchased in advance at numerous locations, using cash, check or...
  • Molly Brown House
    Molly Brown House Celebrates 20 Years Of Victorian Horrors
    This quiet stately museum, Molly Brown House, will soon open its doors to nights of Victorian Halloween Horror! But no worries, it's not as scary as it sounds. Already, Molly Brown House Museum is decorated for the celebration with Victorian...
  • Phantom Street is a spooky place
    Phantom Street is a spooky place
    Phantom StreetbyAustin Brimhallis a Kickstarter project that follows a girl who lives in an old Victorian town that is infested with poltergeists and determines that she needs to play detective in order to learn more about them. He launched this...
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