Month: September 2021

Nevada Ghost towns

Nevada Ghost towns The discovery of a vein of silver mines in Nevada in 1859 triggered a rush of new mining camps all across the country as prospectors from the eastern United States went searching for silver. Often the miners who had just made their money would take all they could with them when they …

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Assumption Cathedral And Monastery In Sviyazhsk, Russia

Assumption Cathedral And Monastery In Sviyazhsk, Russia Sviyazhsk is a small rural island at the Schcuka, Sviyaga, and Volga rivers junction. It has played a significant part in Russia’s religious, military, architectural, and artistic history. Most of this history is at the heart of the Assumption Cathedral and Monastery in the region. The building has …

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