Washington, NC Historic District
Welcome! You know the “so many books, so little time” phrase? This here will turn into “so many atrocities, so much time” in the next few days. And, if everything goes according to plan, this site’s address will be washingtonnc.org. I love a good appropriation of phrase, don’t you? If not, go away, you’re not… Continue reading
John James Westbrook Jr.
My neighbor Fred speaks so kindly, his reminisces so complete and wonderful, about his time spent with John James Westbrook, Jr. in Danville, VA that I dug up the old page about said Johnny and am reproducing the text and hopefully some of the photos here for Fred. I think the one above, and the… Continue reading
An English diarist and naval administrator. I served as administrator of the Royal Navy and Member of Parliament. I had no maritime experience, but I rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, diligence, and my talent for administration. Also archivist and avid fan of The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature.