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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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Paine Hollow and the Pond Hill School

South Wellfleet: Paine Hollow is easy enough to find, it’s a left turn off Route Six as you drive towards Provincetown.  If you do turn down the road, drive slowly, and imagine it as it was over one hundred years … Continue reading

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The compelling wedding certificate

All through my own childhood, the old house down in Paine Hollow that had once been home to my great grandaunt Eva (and her father before her) was chock full of things that had belonged to Eva, things that  had … Continue reading

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