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Dec
16
by ami at 3:09 PM
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Adam’s Boy Scout troop participated with Wreaths Across America today. Nathan decided to go help out and represent our Cub Scout pack,
Dec
15
by Gettysburg Greg at 5:39 PM
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In this crop from the Forbes' sketch I recently posted, three soldiers are seen relaxing behind the Culp's Hill breastworks on July 4, 1863. The three large rocks in Forbes' sketch can be found today just inside the modern wood line. Unfortunately, the overgrowth seen in my modern photograph somewhat blocks the scene even though it is a close match to the sketch. You may be aware these are the same rocks that were...
Dec
15
by JPK Huson 1863 at 8:28 AM
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Mid 1800's " Bleeding Heart " quilt, from Mass. , Christmas colors painstakingly appliqued on cotton seems so purposeful. If it was not the intent, it's ours now. Still, could it have been what the original craftswoman had in mind?

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This 1840's, " Cockscomb, Rose Tree and Pineapple " quilt is an appliqued, cotton quilt relying heavily on red and greed. Christmas?

Am not trying...
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