This Week’s New York History Web Highlights By Editorial Staff on May 31, 2013 Clermont: The Livingstons’ Lost Powder Mill Executed Today in 1868: Joseph Brown, of Hudson Genealogy: Free Guide to New York Ancestors Slate: Alternate Reality of Civil War Re-Enactors History: The Inevitable Climate Catastrophe Academic Blogging: Pleasure And Credit Fire Island Pines: The Architecture of Seduction Salon: A Modern History of Swearing Should Technology Deface Tombstones? A Better Idea Misplaced Honor: US Military Bases Named for Traitors, And Worse On Friday afternoons New York History compiles for our readers the best web highlights. You can find all our weekly web round-ups here. Subscribe! More than 4,100 people get New York History each day via E-mail, RSS, or Twitter or Facebook updates.