December 19, 2008

Hower Slote House and Fort Freeland

mmpt39 is writing a great Footnote Topic Page about the Hower Slote House and Fort Freeland.

The page provides a nice history of the place, the people and the preservation efforts and includes some wonderful pictures, maps and other documents.

December 15, 2008

Toy Prices in 1901

Just in time for your last minute Christmas shopping, chris found this ad from the 1 December 1901 Atlanta Constitution listing prices for toys, clothes and a little something for everyone on your shopping list.

$1 in 1901 was the equivalent of about $26 dollars today.