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The Dudley Garden Memorial at Harvard College, Massachusetts
If I had stumbled a upon a charming garden, located within the walls of Harvard College, I would have been thrilled. But because the garden
North Andover Historical Society, North Andover, Massachusetts
The North Andover Historical Society contacted me to see if I would be willing to do a post about their Society. Since I have a few ancestor
Threads of Memory 10: Britain's Star for Charlotte Henson
# 10: Britain's Star by Jean Stanclift Twelve years after the U.S. Civil War was over, an English woman described in her diary a "most inter
The Names Of The Persons Receiving Early Land Grants At Ipswich, Massach...
Last year, while in Ipswich, my husband and I toured the Ipswich Museum. One of the first things to catch my eye was a wall hanging, listing
Memorial Tablets, Revolutionary War and Civil War, Stow, Massachusetts
These Tablets Are Erected by the Town of Stow on its Two Hundredth Anniversary May 16, 1883 in Commemoration of the Valor and Devotion of it
Miles Ward and his wife Sarah Massey Ward -- Salem, Massachusetts (Tombs...
Miles Ward "Ward, Miles Born March 11, 1672 Died August 30, 1764 age 92 years. The son of Joshua and Hannah (Flint) and husband of Sarah (Ma
AMC’s ‘Turn’:Lively Fiction, But Tenuous Connections to Fact | The New Y...
Oh, dear. What a disappointment. Many who were thrilled by the news that the AMC Channel was creating “Turn”, a television series to tell th
The 169th Anniversary of the First Woman Executed by Hanging
It was 169 years ago today that Elizabeth Reed was taken from the Lawrence County jail, riding on top of her coffin, to be hanged for the mu
Preserving the Past Using Techniques from the Past
In the seventeenth century, two settlements in Massachusetts grew up right next to each other. Cambridge and Boston were separated, however,