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Christopher Seider’s Last Day

Little Christopher Seider probably just wanted to play.  I will wager that, like any ten-year-old boy, he was short on attention and long on energy.  Running through town with his friends, throwing whatever he could fit in his hands, and yelling were not strange activities to him. I can say all that because I was ten [...]
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“Heroic pieces found in his pocket”

History / US History : Boston 1775 (3 years ago)

One of my doorways into eighteenth-century history was Christopher Seider, the young boy fatally shot in a riot in Boston on 22 Feb 1770. After Christopher’s death, the Boston Evening-Post reported the event in unusual detail and co... Read Post

Seeing the Death of Christopher Seider

History / US History : Boston 1775 (2 years ago)

If I ever get the chance to curate an exhibit about Ebenezer Richardson’s killing of Christopher Seider in 1770 (with, of course, no limit on space or money), the portrait of Madam Grizzell Apthorp that I showed yesterday is one ite... Read Post

‘Jurassic World’s D-Rex & Will An Old ‘Jurassic Park’ Friend Make An Appearance?

Odd : Nerd Bastards (2 hours ago)

Shortly after the first Jurassic World trailer hit, which focused a lot of attention on the new genetically modified D-Rex without really actually showing what might be the most dangerous creature on the planet, a picture of the D-R... Read Post

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