Author Archives: J Hardy Carroll

About J Hardy Carroll

J Hardy Carroll is a novelist and comics artist currently residing in one of those soundalike states that starts and ends with a vowel .

Asución, Paraguay

Today Pegman travels to a famous capital city of South America, Asución. Now that more than 98% of the inhabited planet had been mapped by Google, there are new places for Pegman to go every week. Feel free to stroll … Continue reading

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Greenwood Avenue, Tusla

Today Pegman visits the corner of Tulsa’s Greenwood Avenue and Archer Street. The Greenwood district was a thriving African-American community with luxury shops, restaurants, grocery stores, hotels, jewelry and clothing stores, movie theaters, barbershops and salons, a library, pool halls, … Continue reading

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Essex County, New Jersey

In the spirit of Halloween, Pegman ventures to one of the creepiest places in the United States, the condemned Overbrook Lunatic Asylum in Cedar Grove, New Jersey. A quick Google search will reveal to the writer many horrifying facts about … Continue reading

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What Pegman Saw: Singapore

Today Pegman journeys to mystic port-o-call Singapore, a sovereign city-state in Southeast Asia. Though it was first noted in third-century Chinese accounts, the island of Singapore became an important trading hub for the East India Company during the 19th century. Rich … Continue reading

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Vientiane, Laos

Today Pegman treks to  Laos, a country with no major urban centers, modern highways, or railways.  Nonetheless, this landlocked kingdom garnered the full attention of the US military for the better part of fifty years. Despite not being at war, … Continue reading

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Middle Torch Key, Florida

Today Pegman travels to the Florida Keys at the bottom of the United States. Like the other Torch Keys, it was probably named for the native Torchwood tree. Stroll and around and see if you can find something that interests you. … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Today Pegman travels to the City of Bridges. A site of great historical importance in the French and Indian War of the 1750s, Fort Duquesne was built by the French at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers. The British … Continue reading

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