Use the force, my friends! The Neill-Cochran House was built before powered tools were portable enough to use at a construction site. The answer? Levers, pulleys, and wedges. Learn more about how we used to get the job done.
Before we could tap away on our phones, composing and reproducing text required a lot of hands-on work. Lucky for us, hands-on work can be a lot of fun!
Ingredients: cardboard, glue, paint, oranges, whole cloves, and the ancestor of Monopoly. What on earth is it? A historic holiday!
Consider your phone’s camera. Tiny, instant, and in color. But what was it like (as some of us remember) when photography used film and took an hour or more to develop? History lab investigates this month.