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Mystery History — Solved!

Mystery History — Solved!

John wins with his 8:33 a.m. Tuesday guess “Andrew Carnegie with George Ellery Hale (arm in arm) visiting Mount Wilson.”In the photo above, Andrew Carnegie, center, walks arm-in-arm with George Ellery Hale, right, outside Mount Wilson Observatory during his week-long visit in 1910 to see what his money had made possible.Carnegie was a self-made, wealthy industrialist who founded [...]

Mystery History

Mystery History

Where are we? And what’s happening?The first person to guess correctly will win lunch with me –– I’ll buy yours and you’ll buy mine. Remember, leave your brief guess as a comment on this blog post but don’t try to give the entire back story (that’s my job).I’ll have the full scoop on Thursday. Read the Full Story at [...]

Mystery History

Mystery History

Where are we? And what’s happening?The first person to guess correctly will win lunch with me –– I’ll buy yours and you’ll buy mine. Remember, leave your brief guess as a comment on this blog post but don’t try to give the entire back story (that’s my job).I’ll have the full scoop on Thursday. Read the Full Story at [...]

Mystery History

Mystery History

Where are we? And what’s happening?The first person to guess correctly will win lunch with me –– I’ll buy yours and you’ll buy mine. Remember, leave your brief guess as a comment on this blog post but don’t try to give the entire back story (that’s my job).I’ll have the full scoop on Thursday. Read the Full Story at [...]

The Surveyors — George Washington and Hanchrist Carlock

The Surveyors — George Washington and Hanchrist Carlock

From 1746 to 1750 my 6th great-grandfather was the road commissioner in Augusta County, Virginia, in the Shenandoah Valley. This meant he served as an advisory agent to local towns when they petitioned to have crude riding trails (or no trails at all) turned into official roads for overland travel by stagecoaches, private carriages and [...]

The Surveyors — George Washington and Hanchrist Carlock

The Surveyors — George Washington and Hanchrist Carlock

From 1746 to 1750 my 6th great-grandfather was the road commissioner in Augusta County, Virginia, in the Shenandoah Valley. This meant he served as an advisory agent to local towns when they petitioned to have crude riding trails (or no trails at all) turned into official roads for overland travel by stagecoaches, private carriages and [...]

The Surveyors — George Washington and Hanchrist Carlock

The Surveyors — George Washington and Hanchrist Carlock

From 1746 to 1750 my 6th great-grandfather was the road commissioner in Augusta County, Virginia, in the Shenandoah Valley. This meant he served as an advisory agent to local towns when they petitioned to have crude riding trails (or no trails at all) turned into official roads for overland travel by stagecoaches, private carriages and [...]

The Surveyors — George Washington and Hanchrist Carlock

The Surveyors — George Washington and Hanchrist Carlock

From 1746 to 1750 my 6th great-grandfather was the road commissioner in Augusta County, Virginia, in the Shenandoah Valley. This meant he served as an advisory agent to local towns when they petitioned to have crude riding trails (or no trails at all) turned into official roads for overland travel by stagecoaches, private carriages and [...]

Looking for Something to Do? 2/22-3/1

Looking for Something to Do? 2/22-3/1

Here are my top picks of events for adults, teens and children scheduled from Feb. 22 to 29. All events are free, so take a look –– and don’t you dare tell me there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! Renovation of our beloved La Casita del Arroyo will begin with a kickoff celebration Saturday, Feb. 22, at [...]

Looking for Something to Do? 2/22-3/1

Looking for Something to Do? 2/22-3/1

Here are my top picks of events for adults, teens and children scheduled from Feb. 22 to 29. All events are free, so take a look –– and don’t you dare tell me there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! Renovation of our beloved La Casita del Arroyo will begin with a kickoff celebration Saturday, Feb. 22, at [...]