Monthly Archives: February 2016

Huerfano County Courthouse

The Huerfano County Courthouse in Walsenburg, Colorado was constructed in 1904.  The architect, C. A. Henderson designed the Romanesque Revival style courthouse with stone walls, a pitched hip roof, and facades with prominent square towers (  The design is similar … Continue reading

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Coffeeville Presbyterian Church (former)

Coffeeville’s former Presbyterian Church was constructed 1905, attributed to Andrew Johnson.  Johnson was from Sardis, Mississippi, and began his career as a builder (Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Resources Inventory).  Johnson, nicknamed “Big Swede” due to his large … Continue reading

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New Albany United Methodist Church

New Albany’s First United Methodist Church is Gothic Revival, constructed in 1928, according to the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.  The first Methodist Church building was built in 1886, on a lot across the street, where the associate pastor’s … Continue reading

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When rowhouse neighbors do not see eye to eye


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Changes on the horizon?

Well, of course there are.  And, like most of us, I have a lot of thoughts and opinions about those changes.  However, I will focus my main concern for the moment on this question: Should I move Suzassippi’s Lottabusha County … Continue reading

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Cardinal Rules

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The Gathering

Sitting at my desk early this morning, I heard the steadily increasing volume of birds…lots of birds.  (Everyone who remembers Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds, with Tippi Hedren, knows what I am talking about here.)  I had just been out to … Continue reading

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