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Copan Archeological Museum, Bat formerly over entrance to Bat Temple

Good morning, as BoxTurtle is ‘dead in the water’, this will be just temporary so we can comment at Over Easy.

For your viewing interest, an interactive dig in Brooklyn, New York goes like this;

 A story about a family that lived in the same house for nearly 300 years and freed their slaves two full decades before New York abolished slavery, in stark contrast to prevailing attitudes. If the Lotts were in the avant-garde of the abolitionist movement, did their philosophy affect the treatment of their servants and slaves? Who were these people? How did they live? For clues, archaeologists from Brooklyn College are digging through documents and have found themselves stymied. The Brooklyn Historical Society archives are closed: there’s no getting in or out. What foul plan is this? Excavation is promising, but raises as many questions as it answers. We need you on the case. You have until June to immerse yourself in all things Lott before excavation begins. Should you choose to accept this mission, click here.

Wishing BT well, in getting his post up when he gets through the difficulties.

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Ruth Calvo

Ruth Calvo

I've blogged at The Seminal for about two years, was at cabdrollery for around three. I live in N.TX., worked for Sen.Yarborough of TX after graduation from Wellesley, went on to receive award in playwriting, served on MD Arts Council after award, then managed a few campaigns in MD and served as assistant to a member of the MD House for several years, have worked in legal offices and written for magazines, now am retired but addicted to politics, and join gladly in promoting liberals and liberal policies.