Popular History posts on PhotoBlog.com

I spent all my growing up and a lot of my adult life in a small mining village. For almost 20 years now I have lived around 10 miles away but it sometimes feels…

A chap in the village is a keen metal detectorist (not sure that's a word) and over the last 10 years or so has unearthed lots of finds around the local area.…

One of the interesting things about the Great Lakes is there are hundreds of shipwrecks all over the bottom of all the lakes but Lake Michigan in particular.…

Coal was a massive industry in Wales. There is some evidence that there was some sort of mining even back in the 14th century however, it was during the…

"Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it." George Santayana November 9th - just a few days ago - is one of the most significant dates in recent…

Neon lighting is a sustainable art form: it can be formed into a wide variety of shapes and sizes with 100s of colors and lasts for decades without needing…

Halloween first came to Germany in 1994. Prior to 1994, I was one of the few Germans who knew about Halloween, because I grew up in the USA. In October I would…

Warning: This blog contains very disturbing and macabre facts. Today's blog and photo series is about the cemetary and its history as related to the…

This house stood empty and abandoned for decades. I would pass it often on my way to visiting relatives who live about one hour west of Chicago. It was built in…

Over the past few years, I've had a few opportunities to visit the city of Gdansk in Poland for work purposes. It has become one of my favourite places to visit…

Having never visited the town of Bromsgrove before I was delighted to find that it’s home to Avoncroft, a museum of historic buildings which have been rescued…
Loading...
Up
Copyright @Photoblog.com