Pleasant Hill Shaker Village Awaits!

Shaker Architecture at Pleasant Hill

“Begin today! No matter how feeble the light, let it shine as best it may.  The world may need just that quality of light which you have.” — Elder Henry C. Blinn Canterbury, New Hampshire Shaker Community The new year has arrived and it won’t be long before you receive your registration brochure in the […]

18th C. House Wrights, Jointers & Carpenters

18th Century Records of House Wrights, Jointers and Carpenters Essex County Massachusetts, Part II This is the second part of Essex County documents and deeds relating to Early American woodworking trades and craftsmen. This installment was supposed to cover documents dating from 1770 through the end of the century, but a few earlier examples found their way […]

SIA Annual Conference

Society for Industrial Archaeology

SOCIETY FOR INDUSTRIAL ARCHEOLOGY   Call for Paper Abstracts and Session Proposals 45th Annual Conference Kansas City, Missouri, June 2-5, 2016   The Society for Industrial Archeology invites proposals for presentations and poster displays at the 45th Annual Conference on Saturday, June 4, 2016, in Kansas City, Missouri. This year’s conference will also incorporate the 25th […]