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Hand drawn map of Willimantic, CT  "Thread City" c. 1830.  Pinned from the Facebook Group "You Know You are From Willimantic if ...."

Hand drawn map of Willimantic, CT "Thread City" c. 1830. Pinned from the Facebook Group "You Know You are From Willimantic if ...."

Angle of Repose.  Wallace Stegner.  Had never heard of him until I was an adult.  Wonderful American Author.  AngleOfRepose.jpg (200×312)

Angle of Repose. Wallace Stegner. Had never heard of him until I was an adult. Wonderful American Author. AngleOfRepose.jpg (200×312)

Spoonhandle (9780942396492): by Ruth Moore.  Another Favorite depicting a time and place.  Not as well  known.as the books By Roberts, but a great read whether you are interested in this area or not.

Spoonhandle (9780942396492): by Ruth Moore. Another Favorite depicting a time and place. Not as well known.as the books By Roberts, but a great read whether you are interested in this area or not.

trader-joes Petit Cocoa Batons ... "No Mom, the petit cocoa batons are petit cocoa begone...."

trader-joes Petit Cocoa Batons ... "No Mom, the petit cocoa batons are petit cocoa begone...."

Spoonhandle (9780942396492): by Ruth Moore.  Another Favorite depicting a time and place.  Not as well  known.as the books By Roberts, but a great read whether you are interested in this area or not.

Spoonhandle (9780942396492): by Ruth Moore. Another Favorite depicting a time and place. Not as well known.as the books By Roberts, but a great read whether you are interested in this area or not.

Brig Union. 1795.  May be same Nathaniel Leach from Kennebunk. Registers of the District of Salem and Beverly, Massachusetts, 1789-1900 - A. Frank Hitchings, Stephen Willard Phillips, Essex Institute - Google Books

Brig Union. 1795. May be same Nathaniel Leach from Kennebunk. Registers of the District of Salem and Beverly, Massachusetts, 1789-1900 - A. Frank Hitchings, Stephen Willard Phillips, Essex Institute - Google Books

Schooner Nancy. 1793. Not sure that Nathaniel Leach is the same as my relative.  Time is correct, but no reference to Kennebunk or a familiar name like Hilton.   Registers of the District of Salem and Beverly, Massachusetts, 1789-1900 - A. Frank Hitchings, Stephen Willard Phillips, Essex Institute - Google Books

Schooner Nancy. 1793. Not sure that Nathaniel Leach is the same as my relative. Time is correct, but no reference to Kennebunk or a familiar name like Hilton. Registers of the District of Salem and Beverly, Massachusetts, 1789-1900 - A. Frank Hitchings, Stephen Willard Phillips, Essex Institute - Google Books

Schooner Friendship.  Not certain this is the Schooner owned by Leach and Hilton in 1797 Registers of the District of Salem and Beverly, Massachusetts, 1789-1900 - A. Frank Hitchings, Stephen Willard Phillips, Essex Institute - Google Books

Schooner Friendship. Not certain this is the Schooner owned by Leach and Hilton in 1797 Registers of the District of Salem and Beverly, Massachusetts, 1789-1900 - A. Frank Hitchings, Stephen Willard Phillips, Essex Institute - Google Books

Schooner Friendship.  1795. Nathaniel Leach, part owner.  Great Grandfather of Captain Arthur Leach  from Ship Registers of the District of Salem and Beverly, Massachusetts, 1789-1900 - A. Frank Hitchings, Stephen Willard Phillips, Essex Institute - Google Books

Schooner Friendship. 1795. Nathaniel Leach, part owner. Great Grandfather of Captain Arthur Leach from Ship Registers of the District of Salem and Beverly, Massachusetts, 1789-1900 - A. Frank Hitchings, Stephen Willard Phillips, Essex Institute - Google Books

Drawing of the Christiana, wrecked on Hawes Shoal off Chappaquiddick in January 1866, as described by Charles Tallman to artist B. Russell of New Bedford.  Captain Arthur Leach of Kennebunk was Winfield and Herbert's father and died "frozen to the riggings of the ship." christiana-pic-1-lg.jpg (640×682)

Drawing of the Christiana, wrecked on Hawes Shoal off Chappaquiddick in January 1866, as described by Charles Tallman to artist B. Russell of New Bedford. Captain Arthur Leach of Kennebunk was Winfield and Herbert's father and died "frozen to the riggings of the ship." christiana-pic-1-lg.jpg (640×682)