Ephemeral New York has a new book!

Originally posted on Ephemeral New York:
Readers of Ephemeral New York have probably figured out that the Gilded Age is one of my favorite periods in the city’s history. In the decades after the Civil War, Gotham was on the rise, transforming from a small-scale city lit by gas and powered by horses into a…

Dear Jayda

Originally posted on ExposingBF Blog:
We’re really grateful to this follower who also happens to be something of an expert in ancestry research. There has been much speculation about Jayda “Dutchy” Fransen’s roots over the last year or so. There has been much speculation about her heritage – her degree of ‘Britishness’, if you like. There…