About the Author: Elizabeth Abbe

Elizabeth Abbe is the Director of Public Outreach at the Connecticut Historical Society. Growing up, her family lived on Stillman Road in Wethersfield and she went to Charles Wright grammar school and Silas Dean middle school before moving to Glastonbury. Elizabeth graduated from Wells College and then received a Masters in Library Science at Simmons. […]

Frank and Lou

Lucille Latanzio and Frank Casale:  “Frank and Lou”by Elizabeth Abbe (Click photos to enlarge.) This is a recollection by Elizabeth Abbe, of her neighbors who lived on Stillman Road in Wethersfield from 1936 to 1975 with historical context provided by Jim Meehan. In 1900 the population of Wethersfield was 2,637.  By 1940 it had increased […]