Biblioteca Guarneriana Part I: “And if any man wanted above said books”

The commune of San Daniele del Friuli is most famous for one thing- prosciutto.  Ham is a serious business for San Daniele, and from the displays at the Museo del Territorio to a tour of the Prosciutteries to dinner at any one of the many restaurants serving up prosciutto,  San Daniele has a long history,…

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First State Heritage Park Part II: The Colorful Colonials in the Old State House

You enter the Old State House by way of the court room.  It is a grand entrance, framed by the freestanding geometrical staircase designed by John Howe in 1791.  From this vantage, one can see the efforts of the extensive restoration.  If you look closely, you will notice that three of the four columns are…

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