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About the Author: Jim Meehan

By Wethersfield Historical Society on November 10, 2011 11:19 AM

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

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A Whaling Family

By Wethersfield Historical Society on November 13, 2011 3:56 PM

Wethersfield was closely connected with maritime affairs in the early days, but it was hardly to be expected that...

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Foodways: The Culinary History of Wethersfield

By Wethersfield Historical Society on November 22, 2011 11:56 AM

In the mid 1990's many long-settled communities along the Eastern seaboard - Plymouth, Williamsburg, St. Mary's City, to name a...

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Wethersfield Street Life, 1634-1995

By Wethersfield Historical Society on November 23, 2011 4:55 PM

We walk, whiz, or otherwise pass by these places daily or weekly.  We may go past them from season to...

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A Boyhood Visit to G. Fox & Company

By Wethersfield Historical Society on November 27, 2011 1:05 PM

A few weeks ago, I visited the Connecticut Historical Society in Hartford to listen to the oral histories of...

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About the Author: Thomas H. Alton

By Wethersfield Historical Society on November 27, 2011 2:35 PM

I was born on January 9, 1958 in Manchester, Connecticut, a city located about eight miles east of Hartford.  I...

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About the Author: Paul Courchaine

By Wethersfield Historical Society on November 30, 2011 4:07 PM

Paul Courchaine is a student of "foodways", the study of the foods we ate and how we came to eat...

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