ROMANOV FAMILY: TIME TRAVEL TO TSARSKOE SELO (VIDEOS)

ROMANOV FAMILY: TIME TRAVEL TO TSARSKOE SELO (VIDEOS)   Below are the video “podcasts” made by me during my visit to Tsarskoe Selo in December of 2016. Travel through time with me and learn what the familiar places from pre-revolution photos look like today.  Have a good trip!    …

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GRAND DUCHESS MARIA NIKOLAEVNA: BRETHREN CEMETERY OF TSARSKOE SELO

GRAND DUCHESS MARIA NIKOLAEVNA: BRETHREN CEMETERY OF TSARSKOE SELO   In 1914, soon after the start of the First World War, near the Kazan Cemetery, a special section of land was assigned for burial of deceased soldiers from Tsarskoe Selo infirmaries. Originally the cemetery contained 400 graves and was named…

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ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: TATIANA ROMANOV. 22 OCTOBER, 1916.

ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: TATIANA ROMANOV. 22 OCTOBER, 1916.   From the 1916 diary of Tatiana Romanov: Saturday, 22 October. In the morning [we] two went with Mama to “Znamenie”, from there – to the infirmary. Took photographs in two stages in the sitting room, since last…

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ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: TATIANA ROMANOV. 23 SEPTEMBER, 1916.

ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: TATIANA ROMANOV. 23 SEPTEMBER, 1916.   1916 letter from Tatiana Romanov to Nicholas II: 23 September. Papa, my dear. I am sitting now in the morning before lessons, while Maria and Anastasia are playing the gramophone and raising the flag. Playing the March…

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