Category Archives: History

One and Done: The Newark Peppers

A relocated team in an outlaw league playing in a city never considered major league. Continue reading

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Palazzo Vecchio

The seat of power in Florence Continue reading

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Orvieto

Home of the Etruscans Continue reading

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Irish Castles

Ruined, restored and repurposed. Continue reading

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Dublin Streets and Sights

History and culture in Ireland’s capital. Continue reading

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The Locks of Lockport

Locks 34 and 35 on the Erie Canal. Continue reading

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Liberty State Park: Nature Reclaimed

A park crafted from an industrial wasteland. Continue reading

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Of Cults, Baseball and Equal Rights: Pt. 3, Barnstorming Montana

The Kansas City Monarchs and House of David baseballers come to town. Continue reading

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Of Cults, Baseball and Equal Rights: Pt. 2, The World Series of the West

An integrated baseball tournament in a segregated age. Continue reading

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Of Cults, Baseball and Equal Rights: Pt. 1, St. Louis Cardinals vs. House of David

When a 19-year old female pitcher took the mound against a team with eight future Hall of Famers. Continue reading

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