This week in the Rock Solid History News Digest, delve into a hidden trail 👣, a land full of pine trees 🌲, a hotel on a battleship 🛳, flowers & a historical mystery 💜🔎, and identifying ancient perfumes 👃! Sign up HERE for more!
Have you explored the Hidden History Trail in downtown Toms River, New Jersey?
By Shawn Michaels for 92.7 wobm
New Jersey man makes it his mission to preserve ‘piney’ culture
By News 12 Staff (photo above courtesy of Amazon.com)
Battleship Hotel? Book a night on the USS New Jersey
By Aaron Spray for The Travel
Irises found on a national park battlefield in Louisiana may mark razed homes in historic Black community ‘Fazendeville'
By The Associated Press for Fortune
Scents help researchers identify contents of Egyptian vessels
By Archaeology Magazine (photo below courtesy of J. La Nasa et al. 2022/Journal of Archaeological Science)
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