About the Author: Jim Meehan

Jim Meehan and his wife Marsha joined the Wethersfield Historical
Society in 2006 after retiring from careers in Information Technology at
The Travelers.

In addition to the historical society Jim is a
member of the Men’s Garden Club of Wethersfield where he edits the
newsletter and writes a monthly column; The Wethersfield Beautification
Trust where he moves dirt and pulls weeds; and (with Marsha) of WWUH –
“Public Alternative Radio from the University of Hartford, 91.3 FM and wwuh.org” as members of the classical music staff.

He also writes essays for his Internet blog compostablematter.com

Jim
thanks  Rachel Quish
of  Wethersfield Historical Society for her help in researching this
article.

Special thanks to Marsha Meehan — first-reader, editor, fact-checker photographer, and (most importantly) wife.

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