Category Archives: The Natural World

Spring Arrivals

There are many signs to the coming of spring. Here at Shiloh it is usually the appearance of spring flowers, ground bees buzzing, and wildlife returning, both human and non. One of the sure signs that happen each year around … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole

I have become well aware of the “rabbit holes” one can discover and disappear into while cataloging donations. Recently I processed a collection of Basore family papers given to us by Patricia Konstam. The Basores lived in Berryville (Carroll County), … Continue reading

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And You Thought Your Day Stunk

Historic buildings have many unique qualities about them, but they can present some unique problems as well. In addition to almost constant maintenance, there are other issues that pop up, especially with larger buildings such as barns. Barns have nooks … Continue reading

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