Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Wedding Portraits

One of the leather bound photograph albums found in our family attic belonged to Eva’s mother, Sarah Rich Paine-   Mrs. Otis Paine.  Eva and Henry are placed facing away from one another, not towards each other, and that may have … Continue reading

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An Unsung Revolutionary War Hero

1886: In Chapter Two, Eva and her mother Sarah drove their buggy past the Second Congregational Church in South Wellfleet on their way to the Southern Wharf of Blackfish Creek.  Eva contemplates the headstone of John Taylor, a Revolutionary War … Continue reading

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To High School We Shall Go

My great grandaunt Eva was exceedingly proud of the fact that she had attended and graduated from Wellfleet High School.  At the time of her graduation, the school was located, I believe, on School Street in the center of town. … Continue reading

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