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Dec 08–Dec 14, 2017
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Feb 05–Feb 11, 2018
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Twist your way to hot chocolate perfection with this wooden whisk.
Added by paulamejia
Masonic Symbols of Paraty
This Brazilian town built by Freemasons is full of colonial Masonic architecture and symbolic imagery.
Added by Sofia Perpetua
How an Indigenous Clan Honored Its History on Alaska Day 2017
On October 18, the Kiks.ádi clan of the Tlingit tribe in Sitka had a decision to make.
October 27, 2017
Rancho Cañada de los Coches
The smallest Mexican land grant in California was given, and then taken from, a 19th-century teacher and nurse.
Added by cwhii
Germantown Colony and Museum
A 19th-century utopian religious society designed to align with the latitude of Jerusalem.
Added by samanthaerin90
Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Chin Tsong Palace
This extravagant villa built by a Burmese merchant is part pagoda and part European mansion.
Added by andrew4
São Paulo, Brazil
The Crypt of the São Paulo Cathedral
The crypts are so large they're basically their own underground church.
Added by Airton Morassi
This restored colonial house was once home to the botanist responsible for bringing avocados to the U.S.
Added by rudygiron
A mud brick kasbah with a history of lavishness and traitorship.
Added by lewblank
Churchill and Mandela Call and Response
When it comes to handsignals (and colonialism) rock always beats scissors.
Added by Elliot Carter
Paarl, South Africa
Afrikaans Language Monument
The South African dialect's complex history is immortalized in stone, in one of the world's only monuments dedicated to a language.
Added by panicembryo
Glenelg North, Australia
The Old Gum Tree
The colony of South Australia was proclaimed on a hot December day under a distinctively arched gum tree.
Added by wmiller1995
For Sale: Intriguing 19th Century Photos of Britain's Colonial World
One Victorian woman traveled the British Empire.
May 16, 2017
Hỏa Lò Prison
The notorious "Hanoi Hilton" where Vietnamese colonial subjects and later American POWs, including John McCain, were imprisoned.
Added by elmsrollo
Bukit Cina (Chinese Hill)
The largest Chinese cemetery in the world outside of China dates back to the 15th century.
Added by ckirtley
Colonial America Was Built on Lottery Revenue
Roads, colleges, war—all funded by lottery tickets.
April 21, 2017
Sape & Co
A Parisian boutique devoted to la Sape, the elegant Congolese fashion subculture rooted in European colonization.
Added by hsteinkopffrank
Queens, New York
Vander Ende-Onderdonk House
The oldest Dutch colonial stone house in New York City is a hidden gem on the border of Brooklyn and Queens.
Added by Chris Watkins
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