If you are driving on I-95 through South Carolina, you will drive under a pedestrian bridge. It seems to be in the middle of nowhere. Continue reading Juanita M. White Crosswalk Over I-95 in South Carolina
I was contacted by Nathaniel Blood, a descendant of John Evans Brown, who built Zealandia Castle on the mountain that the tunnel in Asheville passes through.
Nathaniel Blood’s father, William Alexander “Lex” Blood, was John Brown’s great-grandson. Lex Blood’s father’s mother was Katie E. Brown. She is the one that published John Brown’s journal from Asheville to the Gold Fields, Memoirs of a Forty-Niner. Continue reading Zealandia Castle and John Evans Brown’s Family
In the late 1800s, a rich trove of fossils was discovered in what is now northwestern Nebraska. Paleontologists visiting the Agate Springs quarries found these strange tree-sized underground spiral formations. They are made of hardened earth that that twists like a screw for nearly ten feet. Continue reading Daemonelix, Devil’s Corkscrews