Was it *You* That Sent Me This Photo?

Update! Mystery solved! The house is in Herndon, VA. Click here for more better photos! And click here to see what else we found in Herndon! A few weeks ago, someone sent me this photo (shown below), telling me that they’d always heard it was a Sears House....

The Aladdin Cumberland: 100 Years Old

In May 2014, we traveled to Wilmington, DE and Philadelphia, PA to do research at the Hagley Museum (Wilmington) and at the National Archives and Records Administration (Philadelphia). Along the way, we stopped at Carney’s Point, New Jersey to check out some of...

Carney’s Point, NJ: Then and Now

Last month, we drove from Norfolk to Philladelphia to visit the National Archives and Records Administration. En route, we took a slight detour to Carney’s Point, NJ to check out the houses in that neighborhood. Carney’s Point, like Penniman, eventually...