Ornamental Separator

Autumn 2016

Inside The Issue

Building Detectives

How tree-ring dating opened a new chapter for the Carter House

7 Minute Read

A Battalion of Skills

Laborers whose trades helped the military, called artificers, navigated a ‘messy’ supply system

7 Minute Read

‘My Heart Was Enlisted’

Lafayette's head for tactics and his passion for liberty marshaled a military collaboration

11 Minute Read

History on Display

Peek into early American life through toys and architecture

4 Minute Read

A Toy for the Tree

This 19th-century novelty marches from our collection to your holiday tree

2 Minute Read