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View Resource Alexander Palace Time Machine: Everyday Life in a Romanov Palace

This site, created by Russian history enthusiast and preservation advocate, Robert Atchison, provides abundant information about the Alexander Palace in St. Petersburg. Atchison became fascinated with the palace as a child and has traveled to Russia multiple times to push for the palace's restoration -- the beautiful neo-classical structure built by Catherine the Great had been used as a military...
View Resource Castles on the Web

If you like castles, visit Castles on the Web for a nice collection of photos, history, and Q & A on castles around the world. Ask a question about a particular castle, browse a list of castle books, or see the list of castle events. An individual effort done with an obvious love of the topic.
View Resource Chateau de Versailles

Generally considered some of the most lavish royal residences in all of Europe, the grounds and buildings at Versailles have existed for close to three hundred and fifty years. While Louis XIII built a small hunting lodge on the site in 1623, the landscape is most closely associated with the Sun King, his son, Louis XIV. The status of Versailles was solidified in 1682 when it became the official...
View Resource The Castles of Wales

Jeffrey L. Thomas has created this online trove of visual and written material dedicated to providing visitors to his site with information about the castles of Wales. Himself a devotee of Welsh culture, Mr. Thomas offers a site that features background reading on castle construction, the Welsh language, medieval Welsh history, and a glossary of terms related to castles. From the main menu, users...