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Old Wagon Antique Mall First to Greet Our Travelers from the East & North

Old Wagon Antique Mall First to Greet Our Travelers from the East & North

By Peggy DeStefano    Old Wagon Antique Mall, 10685 Melody Drive in Northglenn, is the first antique mall visitors discover when traveling to Denver from the east and north.    Harold “Hal” Reed is the owner of Old Wagon Antique Mall and he is glad to welcome all who arrive. The Mall has 8,000 square feet and has over 100 dealers to […]

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American History April Anniversaries

American History April Anniversaries

April 1 — 76 Anniversary of the U.S. Invasion of Okinawa, Japan (1945) April 13 — Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday (1743) April 15 — Congress ratifies peace with Great Britain (1783) April 17 — 51st Anniversary of the safe return to Earth of Apollo 13 (1970) April 18 — Patriot’s Day April 19 — American Revolution begins (1775) April 22 — […]

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All Things Bright and Beautiful

By Sandy Dale    Well, okay, maybe not “all” things, but a great deal more than on the first day of spring last year. As I write this, lots of us have had our shots (or are on a list), some of us have our stimulus checks in hand, and it is a glorious 65-degree day here in Florence. Granted, tomorrow […]

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Godey’s Lady’s Book and Fashion Plates

Godey’s Lady’s Book and Fashion Plates

Jack H.T. Chang, M.D.    Godey’s Lady’s Book fashion plates are commonly found in antique stores. Their origin began in July, 1830 when Louis Antoine Godey and Charles Alexander of Philadelphia published the inaugural issue under the title, Lady’s Book containing one fashion plate. It was not the first American magazine with women as its target audience as the Ladies Magazine […]

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The Enduring Gleam of Salt-Glazed Ceramics

The Enduring Gleam of Salt-Glazed Ceramics

By Robert Reed    It was a simple idea, combining common salt with intense heat for a special effect in ceramics. The result was remarkable.    Salt thrown in a kiln and then superheated virtually vaporized in the process settling and fusing on the enclosed ware in tiny droplets. The droplets become a thin glaze. To the eye the glaze was gleaming […]

by · April 3, 2021 · 0 comments · Feature Article