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R.C. church, Porvenir, Tierra del Fuego, 1991 - in a traditionally Catholic society, there was a limited variety of non-Catholic religious services. Social pressures and personal convictions prompted some immigrants to marry and baptise their children in a faith different from the one they had observed in their home country. Links to the British Presence in Southern Patagonia website ( - a mine of information with searchable databases

Tierra del Fuego Gold Rush 1880-1910, links to the gold rush page of the British Presence in Southern Patagonia website ( - a mine of useful information.

assembling a gold dredge in Tierra del Fuego - source: (The British Presence in Southern Patagonia website)

Map of the four missions in the southernmost channels of the Tierra del Fuego archipeligo, southern Patagonia. Shows location of Harberton (named after Harberton in Devon, UK) where the Rev.Thomas Bridges settled and established a ranch with his family. Links to an historical review entitled Anglican Missionary Endeavour in Tierra del Fuego (1832-1916). Source:

Atlanta Summer Camp Guide is an online searchable database of day and sleep away camps in and near Atlanta. It's your ultimate summer camp guide! via @FieldTripswSue

The city of New Orleans, and the Mississippi River with Lake Pontchartrain in distance published in New York by Currier & Ives, 1885. Bird's-eye view of New Orleans with the Mississippi River in the foreground; prominent building and place names are listed below the image. Thought I would share this to celebrate our newest American County Histories additions from Louisiana in the Accessible Archives databases. Explore the image in detail at