The Life & Opinions of Taylor Stoermer

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Got to love the 1950s interpretative relic at Fort William Henry in #LakeGeorge. Why tell the story of one of the most infamous massacres in American history, told in literature and on the screen, when you can hang on to wax Grenadiers? (at Fort William Henry)

Got to love the 1950s interpretative relic at Fort William Henry in #LakeGeorge. Why tell the story of one of the most infamous massacres in American history, told in literature and on the screen, when you can hang on to wax Grenadiers? (at Fort William Henry)

Today history adventure with the doctor and the director takes us to a toy store. But not everything is what it seems….   (at Historic Huguenot Street)

Today history adventure with the doctor and the director takes us to a toy store. But not everything is what it seems…. (at Historic Huguenot Street)

The quality of @brooksbrothers endures: a Civil War, Union infantry officer’s coat in the @huguenotstreet collections. (at Historic Huguenot Street)

The quality of @brooksbrothers endures: a Civil War, Union infantry officer’s coat in the @huguenotstreet collections. (at Historic Huguenot Street)

The result of having seen #DeadPoetsSociety one too many times, methinks. #thepowerfulplaygoeson #waltwhitman #publichistory #history #glam #museums (at Historic Huguenot Street)

The result of having seen #DeadPoetsSociety one too many times, methinks. #thepowerfulplaygoeson #waltwhitman #publichistory #history #glam #museums (at Historic Huguenot Street)

Here’s looking at you, kid. The gravestone of Louis Bevier in the cemetery of one of the oldest churches in Ulster County, NY.  A Huguenot legatee in the midst of Dutch descendants, Louis died in September 1772, the subject of a British king. (at Marbletown, NY)

Here’s looking at you, kid. The gravestone of Louis Bevier in the cemetery of one of the oldest churches in Ulster County, NY. A Huguenot legatee in the midst of Dutch descendants, Louis died in September 1772, the subject of a British king. (at Marbletown, NY)

18th-century Bevier house. Home to the Ulster County Historical Society, in Marbletown, NY. #hrv #museums  (at Marbletown, NY)

18th-century Bevier house. Home to the Ulster County Historical Society, in Marbletown, NY. #hrv #museums (at Marbletown, NY)

Hanging in my new office: A charming painting of Historic Huguenot Street, ca1978. (at Historic Huguenot Street)

Hanging in my new office: A charming painting of Historic Huguenot Street, ca1978. (at Historic Huguenot Street)

Such a useful book for novice and experienced history writers alike, I bought a copy for every one of my students a few years ago.

Such a useful book for novice and experienced history writers alike, I bought a copy for every one of my students a few years ago.

George Washington, the Comte de Grasse, and I having an informal (and kind of quiet) confab as I bid farewell to Yorktown. (at Riverwalk Landing)

George Washington, the Comte de Grasse, and I having an informal (and kind of quiet) confab as I bid farewell to Yorktown. (at Riverwalk Landing)