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Brenton Simons on history, genealogy, collecting, and the arts
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An international guide to the Mayflower 400th anniversary in 2020
Pictured: "Mayflower Descendant: A Journal of Pilgrim Genealogy & History," a publication of the New England Historic Genealogical...
The oldest, American-made dated chair: Michael Metcalf's 1652 white oak great chair
Pictured: a detail of Michael Metcalf's 1652 great chair, Dedham Historical Society, Dedham, Massachusetts. Continuing in the theme of...
Royal trappings: coronation chairs of George VI and Elizabeth II
Chief among the ubiquitous English country house furnishings we notice on tours led by Curt DiCamillo of the New England Historic...
NEHGS trustee Bill Griffeth named co-anchor of Nightly Business Report on PBS
Pictured: On the set of CNBC's "Closing Bell," on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, with anchor Bill Griffeth. Herbert D. Simons,...
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