History

An account of historical fact about an event, place, or time

Stately in Abandonment: Witley Court

During its heyday Witley Court was one of Europe’s most lavish Victorian estates. An iconic portico and timeless fountain – both penned by famed...
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What Happened to the Mary Celeste?

Merchant vessel Mary Celeste was discovered floating unmanned and abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean on December 4th, 1872. The ship had been at sea...

Population Density Nightmare: Kowloon Walled City

Originally built as a Chinese military fort, the Kowloon Walled City became a residential enclave after the New Territories were released to Britain in...

The Story of the S.S. America

Plans for the S.S. America were laid down under the first Maritime Commission contract on August 22, 1938. The builder was to be the...
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The Anchors of Tavira Island at Algarve, Portugal

For centuries the tuna industry flourished in Algarve, Portugal. Over time fishermen flocked to the coast of Portugal, eventually decimating the tuna population. When...
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The Glass Bank

It might be hard to believe the "Glass Bank" was once a visually stunning piece of architecture. Opened in 1962, the structure was entirely...