TIME TRAVEL WITH ROMANOV FAMILY: ALEXANDER PALACE AND PARK

TIME TRAVEL WITH ROMANOV FAMILY: ALEXANDER PALACE AND PARK     The Alexander Palace, still being restored at the time of this writing, is one of the original imperial structures that survived World War II and the Nazi occupation of the Town of Pushkin. Commissioned by Empress Catherine the Great…

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ROMANOV FAMILY AND QUEEN VICTORIA OF ENGLAND

ROMANOV FAMILY AND QUEEN VICTORIA OF ENGLAND   January 22  is the anniversary of Queen Victoria’s death in 1901.   In the nineteenth century, many members of the European royal families were closely related to each other.  Queen Victoria was referred to as “the grandmother of Europe” because her progeny were dispersed…

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