About the Author: Abbie B. Dunn

Abbie Bodfish Dunn (October 4, 1913 – February 8, 2004) was born in Hyannis, MA and educated at Hyannis State Teachers College (BA) and the University of Hartford (MA).  She was married to Herbert F. Dunn, a photographer, and taught school in Hyannis and Rocky Hill, CT.   Abbie was an active member of the […]

They Even Survived Rocks on the Track

By Abbie B. Dunn This article is posted with the permission of The Wethersfield Post where it was previously published.     One hundred years ago “rapid transit” meant the horse railway.  Wethersfield was the first town adjacent to Hartford to have this service.  Before that, the Red Bird Stage which was operated by the Standish […]