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.
I want to take a minute to give attention to the artwork here before us.
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
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
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