By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation The year that is drawing toward its close has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source from which they come, others have been added which are of so extraordinary a nature that they can not fail to penetrate and soften even the heart which is habitually insensible to the ever-watchful providence of Almighty God….Continue Reading “Presidential Proclamation 106 – Thanksgiving Day, 1863”
In 1906, most of San Francisco was leveled by an earthquake and destroyed by fires that followed. Photographers captured scenes of the devastation. Photographer Shawn Clover created composite photographs that blend historical scenes from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and his own present-day captures of the same locations. Part 1Â andÂ Part 2.
Another familiar photo to remember another historical event that took place this month a few years back, but I never knew it was so wide. That’s a LOT of tanks! Check out the video footage too! It looked like he was just passing through on his way back from a grocery store or something.