Tombstone Tuesday: Females First

Every single week here at The Hipster Historian we follow the blog prompt Tombstone Tuesday (originating from Genabloggers) and we've really enjoyed it -- see the past two weeks here and here. Why females? Most of the time when you find headstones, it tends to downplay the significance of the females in these worlds until... Continue Reading →

Tombstone Tuesday: Military (US) Edition

Tombstone Tuesday has quickly become my favorite genealogy prompt from the Geneablogger with Thomas MacAntee. Last week it was the first edition. I'm a sucker for cemeteries (I have well over 500+ photos of gravestones on my hard drive right now). Each week of Tombstone Tuesday, I'm going to feature different stories, ideas or facts about cemeteries,... Continue Reading →

Tombstone Tuesday: First Edition

I was so excited to see the Tombstone Tuesday writing prompt from GeneaBloggers and have decided to make it a permanent feature here at The Hipster Historian. Why? I love cemeteries. I visit one at least once a week and try to take as many pictures as I can both for photography practice (see here) and... Continue Reading →

Forgotten Women of History

I'm a sucker for history, especially history that focuses on women. Generally speaking, women have not had it easy for most, if not all of our written and recorded history. I've always wondered about the stories of the women behind the Roman generals or the grandmother of famous painters. Who were they and what made... Continue Reading →

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