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The Doctor Who Loved Baseball

The Doctor Who Loved Baseball It may be a little cold to think about baseball, but last night the classic film A League of Their Own was on TV, so why not? It reminded us of some photos that we have in [...]

The Doctor Who Loved Baseball2021-01-14T09:25:09-05:00

Vail Brothers

Vail Brothers This week’s blog post is basically a cheap advertisement for our upcoming virtual program, "Local History Discussion: Vail Photography Studios." For several months now, we've been working [...]

Vail Brothers2021-01-08T00:01:52-05:00

Happy New Year’s!

Happy New Year's! Most of us have come to the conclusion that 2020 was a year for the books. For some of us, that book would be in the genre of horror, tragedy, and maybe even dystopian? Either way, th [...]

Happy New Year’s!2020-12-30T09:33:42-05:00

Deck the Halls: Early Christmas Photos

Deck the Halls: Early Christmas Photos It’s that time of year again, folks. Of course, this year has certainly been one for the books. It will be interesting to see what future historians have to say a [...]

Deck the Halls: Early Christmas Photos2020-12-24T09:14:12-05:00

The Poughkeepsie Orphan House and Home for the Friendless

The Poughkeepsie Orphan House and Home for the Friendless Growing up in the 19th century could be tough if your family didn’t have any money. It was even harder for those children who lost their parent [...]

The Poughkeepsie Orphan House and Home for the Friendless2020-12-18T09:19:47-05:00

Benson Lossing: American History Nerd

Benson Lossing: American History Nerd If you've been reading this blog since the beginning, you know that when we use the term "History Nerd," we mean it with the highest possible respect. To be a true [...]

Benson Lossing: American History Nerd2020-12-11T08:42:07-05:00

The Whitehouse Factory and Saga

The Whitehouse Factory and Saga Historians have a habit of randomly researching something that sparks our interest. You discover something you didn’t know and soon find yourself going down a rabbit hol [...]

The Whitehouse Factory and Saga2020-12-10T23:19:03-05:00

Exploring Old Cookbooks

Exploring Old Cookbooks Do you enjoy cooking and baking? Are you getting ready to make some old favorites for Thanksgiving? Or are you looking to try something new this year? Many of us are rethinking [...]

Exploring Old Cookbooks2020-12-10T23:07:19-05:00

Adriance, Platt, and Company

Adriance, Platt, and Company In the mid-19th century, the Adriance family rose to prominence with their mowing and farming tools business. Reapers and mowers made this family one of the wealthiest in a [...]

Adriance, Platt, and Company2020-11-25T11:55:38-05:00

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Halloween has become one of the most popular holidays on our calendar. Regardless of the pandemic, Americans are still forging ahead, finding new ways to celebrate an old Celtic tradit [...]

Happy Halloween!2020-10-30T10:34:57-04:00