From a simple staff to a fancifully carved stick to a shaft hiding tools of a trade, the walking stick took myriad forms—and collectors prize them all.
Chris and Diane Klingemier rescued an Ohio tavern, stripped away apartment walls and layers of "improvements," and put it on the National Register.
Downsizing from a Chestertown mansion to a merchantís home, Gene and Peggy Johnstone rebuilt and refitted it for one-floor living and filled it with a lifelong collection of antiques.
In America truth is an absolute defense against libel, but that has not always been the case—as John Peter Zenger found out in the trial that laid the foundation for a free press.
Thanks to the determination of 16-year-old Eliza Lucas Pinckney, vivid blue dye from the indigo plant made South Carolinians rich in the 1700s.
For 25 years we have recognized the countryís finest artisans working in clay, metal, paint, textiles, and wood.
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