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Saturday, December 29, 2018

What was New Year's like in 1700?


I bet you haven’t ever thought about just how long some of our New Year’s traditions have been going on! Check out this web site:



Also going on in 1700 was the change in what calendar we used. You can read all about the change from the Julian to the Gregorian calendars here:


And here is quick little article about how New Year's was celebrated in Boston in 1700:


Here is another look at New Year’s traditions from Live Science.com:







Saturday, December 15, 2018

The Irish woman who married a dead pirate says they've split up

This is just too much fun to pass up! You can't make this stuff up, folks! If I wrote a novel around this you would think I was nuts!

Here's the link:


 

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Sunday, October 7, 2018

More pirate coins


Since my posts on “pirate coins” have been some of the most popular ones on my blog, I thought I would bring you some web sites that have other pirate-themed coins on sale.

For instance, there is this $5 coin from Palau:


The same web site also has a gold 1 oz “rum runner:” 


And a 2 oz silver pirate theme coin: 


All of these are on the Apmex web site: https://www.apmex.com/search?q=pirate

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 This web site has real coins on sale that were recovered from shipwrecks, etc:




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And then there’s this web site which sells on Ebay and online, and has a variety of coins, jewelry, and art available:







Enjoy your search for pirate treasure!