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Brenton Simons on history, genealogy, collecting, and the arts
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Honoring historian Douglas Brinkley
Save the date! On Thursday, October 25, 2018, the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org will honor the...
Meet John Adams Today
From "John Adams Today:" "He thoroughly wowed our bright, affluent, and informed audiences" -- David Bryant, Library Director, Ranch...
Was one of your ancestors on the Mayflower? You can find out now
COURTESY OF USA TODAY June 13, 2018 DOYLE RICE Are you related to one of America's first immigrants? A new "Pilgrim database" from the...
Old Sturbridge Village announces President's Award
Congratulations! On Thursday, June 21, Old Sturbridge Village will honor two colleagues of mine: Margaret Burke, Executive Director...
Witchcraft and slander in 1725 Maine
The history of witchcraft in New England has always been a personal interest of mine. Boston witchcraft was one of the central themes of...
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