The Home of the Last Tsar - Romanov and Russian History

- Chapel on the Yacht

from an 1896 British Magazine

These images of the Imperial Yacht Standart were not very good, but we hope you will find them interesting.

Palace Tour

Gala Parade Halls
Restoration of the Palace
Rooms of Alexandra
Rooms of Nicholas II
The Children's Floor
Rooms of the Right Wing
Palace Park
The Imperial Garage
Imperial Dining
Plans, Maps and Churches
Imperial Yacht Standardt

Moskowitz or Frank? Researching Jewish Roots

Rob Moshein has written an excellent article on the challenges of finding Jewish ancestors and creating your own family tree.

The Best Antique Roses for Your Austin Garden

This is Bob Atchison's guide to picking the best antique and old roses that do well in Austin.  There are plenty of rose-stories from Bob's past