Jim Meehan and his wife Marsha joined the Wethersfield Historical
Society in 2006 after retiring from careers in Information Technology at
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 Kathy Bagley of Wethersfield Parks & Recreation Department, Martha Mayer of the Griswoldville Preservation Association, Becky Zaliznock of the Town Conservation Commission, Rachel Quish of Wethersfield Historical Society, and the staffs of the Wethersfield Parks & Recreation and Town Clerk's offices for their help in researching this article.
Special thanks to Marsha Meehan -- first-reader, editor, fact-checker photographer, and (most importantly) wife.
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