Tag Archives: history

Once a Factory, Once a Prison, Now It’s Belle Isle

James River Park, Richmond, Va. Continue reading

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Impeached in America: Harry Claiborne

The story of a federal judge, an FBI agent and a brothel owner. Continue reading

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Impeached in America: William W. Belknapp

From Civil War hero to disgraced Secretary of War Continue reading

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Impeached in America: Old Bacon Face

Samuel Chase was the only Supreme Court justice to be impeached. Continue reading

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Impeached in America: John Pickering

This district court judge seemed to have trouble showing up sober. Continue reading

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Impeached in America: William Blount

The founding father who schemed to start a war. Continue reading

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Wawayanda: A Century Before the State Park

The 1846 Wawayanda Ironworks furnace Continue reading

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History of the Minors: Ty Cobb’s Side Hustle

The New Haven Colonials Continue reading

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A Brief History of Racial and Social Injustice Drawn and Painted

Artists’ views of bigotry, violence and labor unrest in America. Continue reading

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The Men Behind the Toppled Statues

Who thought is was a good idea to celebrate the lives of racists, colonialists and slave traders? Continue reading

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