Emperor Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna with Grand Duchess Olga Nicholaevna.1896.
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Afternoon at Hillwood House
To celebrate Thanksgiving, and for a change of scenery, I headed down to our nation's capitol. On my list of things to do was to visit Marjorie Merriweather Post's estate in north DC called Hillwood. Marjorie Merriweather Post (188 -1973) was the daughter of C.W. Post who invented a coffee substitute called Posties as well as Grape Nuts. At the time of his death, when she was 27, she inherited $20 million dollars which is something like over a $100 million dollars in today's money. Suffice…
Imperial Russia: Photo
Once upon a time there was a vast Empire stretching from the beaches of the Crimea to the deep Siberian forests. Its capital never knew the darkness of the night in summer, its countryside flourished with myths and folk legends.... It was a country of great men and of small, a land where beauty and suffering lived side by side. A world swept away, imprisoned forever in books and pictures.
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