A bit of research excitement- I managed to get my hands on an extremely rare book that was published by the Norfolk, VA Historical Society in 1968.
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Chastity paints “Moses Grandy Tells His Story” #Artwork
I want to take a minute to give attention to the artwork here before us.
From Watershed Blog
I wrote a piece at Watershed Blog on formerly enslaved men and the sea. Featured image is by Lovis Corinth, painted in 1884 Un Othello. Click here
July 2017 in the Great Dismal Swamp
I was accompanied by Fred Wurster, hydrologist with the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Suffolk, VA. It was early July and although there was a faint wind, once we entered the thick brush of the swamp, the biting flies began to attack us. Fred, being a kind person, lent me his bug coat … Continue reading July 2017 in the Great Dismal Swamp
1890 Shaler Map- Crude Georeference
In my pursuit of locating pertinent GIS data for my historical inquiry I contacted Fred Wurster a hydrologist at the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. Over the past year he and I have corresponded about conservation efforts, environmental policy, and geographic information specific to the refuge. Last week (week of July 4) I visited … Continue reading 1890 Shaler Map- Crude Georeference