Tag Archives: History

The Sunday Traveler ~ Inside the Cathedral of Guadalajara

It had been years. The Sunday Traveler walked into the vast cathedral of Guadalajara and was in awe. The seeming immensity of the church’s interior measures, according to Wikipedia, 77.8 meters x 72.75 meters, which just doesn’t seem right; it … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Sanctuary of Atotonilco, Mexico

Atotonilco is a little town seven miles east of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. The church, or sanctuary (El Santuario de Atotonilco) has been designated a World Heritage Site. For a modest looking little church, it holds rich treasures inside. … Continue reading

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The Sunday Chronicle: Surprises in Tulum and Playa del Carmen

We were busy being herded into line to wait for a trolley to take us from the entry of Tulum to the entry into the ruins when I looked up…my mind was having a hard time processing this wonderful sight, that … Continue reading

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Project 365, Day 92; A Barn Raising

Incredible how a community came together when a barn needed to go up back in the day. This is a barn that has been preserved and was initially built in 1905 by  George Kolb who had immigrated from Bavaria to … Continue reading

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Project 365, Day 85; Dublin Pioneer Cemetery,1859

Dublin, California was settled around the time of the California gold rush. My last two posts included part of the Dublin Heritage Museum that includes Old St. Raymond Church and The Murray Schoolhouse. On the same grounds is the Pioneer … Continue reading

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Project 365, Day 84; The Murray Schoolhouse, 1856

The old Murray Schoolhouse built by Irish settlers in Dublin, California in 1856, is now located within the confines of the Dublin Heritage Center Museum. The old schoolhouse began in its initial location with 50 students.    The school was … Continue reading

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Project 365, Day 83; Saint Raymond Church, 1860

I spent a recent afternoon walking around Dublin, California’s Heritage Park and Museum. Home to the 1856 Murray Schoolhouse, St. Raymond’s first church erected in 1860, and the Dublin Pioneer Cemetery. The park also has a couple of old barns … Continue reading

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