Category Archives: the importance of history

A tour of Woodville Plantation

After enjoying the re-enactment of the Whiskey Rebellion at Woodville Plantation today, my wife and I enjoyed a tour of the house. Enjoy a few photos. Advertisements

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Got to see a rebellion today

My wife and I took in a rebellion today. Okay, it was a re-enactment of the Whiskey Rebellion, hosted by the Woodville Plantation, in Bridgeville, PA. Enjoy a few photos.

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Cannonball! And it’s live!

The BBC has the details. Builders in the old part of the Canadian city of Quebec have unearthed a live cannonball fired by the British during a siege in 1759. … Army bomb disposal experts later collected the device, saying … Continue reading

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A visit to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum (part 3)

My first post about the Moretti family visit to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum focused on the Lancaster airplanes. My second post highlighted some of the photos I took. In this third post, which is my final one, I add … Continue reading

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A visit to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum (part 2)

I highlighted the appearance of the Lancaster airplanes in my first blog post relating to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. Below are a few photos I took, as the Moretti family made our unscheduled, and awesome, visit to this gem. … Continue reading

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A visit to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum (part 1)

The Morettis changed plans today, and, oh Canada, are we glad we did. We made a visit to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, which is located at the Hamilton International Airport. The highlight for most people — and I soon … Continue reading

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Canada’s museums celebrate the nation’s Indigenous artists

The Globe and Mail reports that Canada is making a significant effort this year to recognize and celebrate Indigenous art. “There’s more real estate for Indigenous art, there are better conversations about it,” says Ms. Nanibush, an Ojibwa who last … Continue reading

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