Tag: American history

Palm Beach, Florida (where Trump’s home Mar-a-Lago is located) film of 1900 from the gilded age

“Mar-a-Lago is an estate and National Historic Landmark in Palm Beach, Florida, built from 1924 to 1927 by heiress and socialite Marjorie Merriweather Post. Post envisioned the house as a future winter retreat for American presidents and foreign dignitaries, and following her death in 1973 … Read More

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Amazing personal interview from 1883 with originator of Carter Zouave Troupe that toured on-stage during the Civil War!

AN OLD SHOWMAN’S YARN (Excerpt from The Shelby Chronicle, Columbiana, Alabama, Nov. 22, 1883) James Heneage Carter Paralyzed But Full of Vim A little old man bent nearly double and withered, apparently with age, sat in a back room on … Read More

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