Tag Archives: Gilded Age

Is “yellow journalism” dead?

YELLOW JOURNALISM, the scourge of the late 19th century American press, is alive and well in the 21st century, thanks to modern media and 24-hour news coverage. What is “yellow journalism,” you might ask? The Oxford dictionary defines it as … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Mansion yachts: big boy’s toys

BOYS WILL HAVE their toys, and the boys of the Gilded Age were no different. Only, their toys were behemoths, and cost a small fortune. The captains of America’s Industrial Age poured as much money into their toys as they … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Fernandina: A Victorian town

TAKE A WALK in Fernandina on Florida’s Amelia Island, and you’d swear you were back in the 19th century. Located on Florida’s northernmost barrier island fifty miles from the Georgia border, Fernandina at one time was called the “Queen of the … Continue reading

Posted in History | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment