The Bronze Cannon at the VMI Parapet

At the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia, there are two mammoth-size bronze cannon of French design which were cast in the late seventeenth century. They have a very unique story which separates them from the smaller caliber guns which … Continue reading

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Schooner sinks with $270,000 in gold and silver off the Delaware Capes

That was the headline news in 1810. But before you grab your SCUBA gear you need to do your research. Captain Tucker left New York on board the Hummingbird in late summer of 1810 in his schooner, Hummingbird, destined for … Continue reading

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