Category Archives: history

On Finding My Grandfather

100 years ago this month, the world saw the end of the Great War. This day has special meaning for my family. While my father, two brothers, two uncles, and one nephew served in our military, some as career officers, … Continue reading

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What Would My Father Think?

 In 1941 my father, Harry Canavan Harvey, graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point.  The world was so different than it is now.  Of course, family lore is never truly accurate, but to give an example, as … Continue reading

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Archaeology, History and Impatience

What isn’t cool about archaeology?  A while ago, I realized that archaeology is really the study of the history of people.  How self-absorbed are we?  How ADD am I?  Those are intrinsically interesting questions.  At least to me. I’m not … Continue reading

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