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Heritage Square Twilight Tour
A rare evening stroll through the living history of Victorian-era Southern California.
The Rude, Cruel, and Insulting 'Vinegar Valentines' of the Victorian Era
Nothing like getting surprise hate mail from a would-be lover on February 14.
February 08, 2017
Hidden Cells of Newgate Prison
Remnants of cells from the most notorious London prison may lie in the basement of a rare Victorian Gin Palace.
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The Father and Son Who Ate Every Animal Possible
William and Francis Buckland saw Noah's Ark as a dinner menu.
January 19, 2017
How Cab Drivers Changed the London Landscape
Why are there little green huts all over London? To keep cabbies from being wet or drunk.
January 06, 2017
Victorians' Christmas Parlor Games Will Leave You Burned, Bruised, And Puking
Do not try them at home.
December 22, 2016
How the Victorian Fern-Hunting Craze Led To Adventure, Romance, and Crime
"Pteridomania"—an obsession with ferns—gripped the era's amateur botanists.
December 12, 2016
The Creative and Forgotten Fire Escape Designs of the 1800s
Some were more logical than others.
December 09, 2016
Circuses, Magic and Hypnotism: Welcome to the World of Victorian Entertainment
See what the Victorians did for fun.
December 07, 2016
Boblo Island Abandoned Amusement Park
An abandoned Victorian-era amusement park is rusting away amidst luxury houses.
Added by paulmwumich
The Forgotten Victorian Craze for Collecting Seaweed
Victorian women were excellent at it.
November 14, 2016
Watch This Artist Create Kaleidoscope Masterpieces With Single-Celled Algae
Diatom arrangement is an old Victorian art form.
October 28, 2016
The Horrifying Legacy of the Victorian Tapeworm Diet
A beauty fad that continues to haunt us.
October 26, 2016
The Victorian Era's Strange Love of Disembodied Hands
Inside a very particular time period's fascination with human appendages.
October 24, 2016
Port Byron, Illinois
Will B. Rolling Mississippi River Statue
A 30-foot man on a penny-farthing bicycle rides along the banks of the Mississippi.
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Meet Spring-Heeled Jack, the Leaping Devil That Terrorized Victorian England
Man or devil, he cut a swath of terror across 19th-century London.
October 06, 2016
Henry B. Plant Museum
Step back into the glory days of Florida's nascent tourism industry at this Gilded Age palace.
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Brooklyn, New York
A Victorian cemetery in the heart of Brooklyn remains a popular mecca of morbid curiosity.
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