Step back in time and visit the Revolutionary War-era village of Hanna's Town which served as the first English Court west of the Allegheny Mountains at the frontier court re-enactment June 23-24. Experience the excitement of the people as they gathered, between 1773-1786, to witness the trials of those who were accused, convicted and punished.http://triblive.com/lifestyles/history/13757328-74/to-the-stocks-hannas-town-plans-annual-frontier-court
Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Friday, 15 June 2018
Georgian warship Invincible sank after smashing into a sandbank shortly after leaving Portsmouth in February 1758.
Not the one found, but an example of an 18th century sand hour glass.
Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Lov na race; čakališče na jezeru pri jami Lisišče (1759) by Franz Anton von Steinberg which depicts waterfowl hunting.
"There happened to be an iron pot and an ax on board--- they cut off a piece of the boat rope, and picked it to oakum, and putting it in the pan of a gun, with some powder, catched it on fire, which with some thin pieces cut from the mast, they kindled in the pot, and then cut up their mast, seats, &c. for fuel, and making a tent of their sail, wrapt themselves as well as they could;"
From The Pennsylvania Gazette, 1765, 3 men trapped in the ice in their boat during a waterfowl hunt and likely to freeze to death:
Tuesday, 12 June 2018
The wood on this 1480 edition of the Vulgate bears the traces of a manuscript wrapped around it.
Monday, 11 June 2018
The Most Valuable Treasure Ship found off the coast of Cornwall England. The President Merchant Ship-East India Company.
Isaac Sailmaker - Two Views of an East Indiaman of the Time of King William III.https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/6497046/britains-richest-shipwreck-worth-8million-today-is-found-off-cornwall/