That Rascally Haskell

Today, despite all the publicity about recycling, we’re still a very wasteful society, and even more so when it comes to housing. More than 35% of all debris at modern landfills is construction debris. HGTV is the worst offender, encouraging millions to rip out...

The Aladdin Cumberland: 100 Years Old

In May 2014, we traveled to Wilmington, DE and Philadelphia, PA to do research at the Hagley Museum (Wilmington) and at the National Archives and Records Administration (Philadelphia). Along the way, we stopped at Carney’s Point, New Jersey to check out some of...

Carney’s Point, NJ: Then and Now

Last month, we drove from Norfolk to Philladelphia to visit the National Archives and Records Administration. En route, we took a slight detour to¬†Carney’s Point, NJ to check out the houses in that neighborhood. Carney’s Point, like¬†Penniman, eventually...