Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Incredible Eye of Alfred Waud

In the time before photography was able to capture action shots, an intrepid group of men sketch “action” for the public. During the Civil War, this group of “Special Artists” included Frank Vizitelli, Alfred Waud, Thomas Nast, Edwin Forbes, WT … Continue reading

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Richardson House on Willis Hill

The Richardson House is gone. The National Park Service (NPS) recently removed the structure that once sat atop Willis Hill. Continue reading

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