This is the shoe Marie Antoinette lost on the stairs as she was going up toward the guillotine on the morning of her execution on October 16, 1793. She lost her shoe, then she lost her head! The shoe is now in the collection of the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Caen, France. Marie Antoinette (NovemberContinue reading “This Is Marie Antoinette’s Shoe She Wore Before Her Execution on October 16, 1793”
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Conrad Heyer, the Only Photographed Person To Have Crossed the Delaware With George Washington, 1776.
Conrad Heyer, a veteran of the American Revolutionary War, is known as the only photographed person to have crossed the Delaware with George Washington, 1776. He also is the earliest-born American to have ever been photographed. As well, he is believed to be the earliest born human ever photographed. Heyer was born in Waldoboro, MaineContinue reading “Conrad Heyer, the Only Photographed Person To Have Crossed the Delaware With George Washington, 1776.”