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The 1858 Eruption of Mount Vesuvius

There is a new piece up at our sister site, polymathclassicist.ca! ┬áIt deals with the event depicted above… The connection with Peterborough on this one is only slight on this one, in that I found the account in the July … Continue reading

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McGee Speaks

In the “This Week in Peterborough” piece on 1858, we took a very quick look at an essay written by Thomas D’Arcy McGee, in which he railed against the Orange Order and voiced some thoughts on what he saw as … Continue reading

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