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Sherlock Holmes Museum (part 3)

By on Feb 9, 2014 in Historic Persons | 0 comments

This weekend, fans of the BBC/PBS series Sherlock eagerly await Season 3′s final episode, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the famous consulting detective. Although I haven’t seen the show (despite the impassioned urging of several friends), I have seen something rather personal of Mr. Holmes…

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Sherlock Holmes museum (part 2)

By on Jan 29, 2014 in Historic Persons | 2 comments

When you enter 221B Baker Street, London, you won’t need to do much detective work to figure out that you are in the real-life version of the imaginary home of Sherlock Holmes–just look at the hats and coats hanging by the door. Actually, you’re entering the first floor of the popular Sherlock Holmes museum, which you indeed will find at 221 Baker...

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Sherlock Holmes Museum (part 1)

By on Jan 16, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

He’s one of the world’s most famous detectives with one of the most famous addresses in literature: 221B Baker Street, London. Sherlock Holmes’ fictional address is the real address of the Sherlock Holmes Museum. In summer 2013, I waited in line for two hours (including two brief rain storms) to tour the townhouse of this fictitious figure. The...

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