At the Herman Melville House

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Cavalcade of America “Down to the Sea” radio drama (1941)

The DuPont Company’s radio series Cavalcade of America ran from 1935 to 1953. A 1941 episode, “Down to the Sea,” took some elements of Herman Melville’s life, some of the more biographical elements from his books, and employed considerable invention…. Continue Reading →

Grave blankets

Requiescat in Pace BY K.D.S. Written For The Troy Times. These lines were suggested by the myrtle covered graves, protected with boughs of evergreen from the cold of winter, To-day as I wandered through Oakwood, Where we lay our loved… Continue Reading →

Lansingburgh Halloweens 1900s-1970s

LANSINGBURGH. — […] Halloween Parties […] —A masquerade will be held at Powers’ Opera House to-morrow evening by members of the N. E. H. Club. The affair is in charge of the Misses Willard, Brady, Lettrick and Hayner. […] —A… Continue Reading →

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