Victorian clothing and summer heat were a little more compatable than you think. But only a little.
Victorians didn't have TV, radio, or the internet. How did they all not die of boredom? Through music.
Mail-Order Hardware and Houses
At the turn-of-the-century, buying things from mail-order catalogs was just as popular as ordering things off the internet is for us today. They could even order and ship entire houses.
Victorian Cures & Quacks
Going to the doctor during the Victorian Era could have killed you...
It’s the Limit
Phoenix had a speed limit as early as 1894, but speed limits had been around long before that, and before motorized vehicles were populating roadways.
Two Deeds and a Con
The Rossons paid a conman for land they already owned, but they weren't the only ones tricked by James A. Reavis.
Christmas in Victorian Phoenix
Speaking to the supernatural was popular for Victorians, whose mortality rates were high.