ThreadCity.com

Tom Beardsley image

Tom Beardsley.


Sponsored by:
Sponsored by the Chronicle

threadcity.com logo

Tom Beardsley's Articles from 1999

July 3 - December 18



All articles have been digitized from materials available at the Willimantic Public Library. ThreadCity.com appreciates the many ways in which the Library has been a partner in this project. The Willimantic Public Library has a wealth of material available concerning Willimantic history. We urge our readers to visit and support our hometown Library. We are also grateful for the partnership of "The Chronicle". All Tom's articles are reproduced here with the permission of "The Chronicle", the copyright holder. Further reproduction without permission is prohibited.

July 3 1908 Maverick Laundry Fire - part 2 of 2
July 10 Fire Companies' Labor Day Parade - part 1 of 2
July 17 Fire Companies' Labor Day Parade - part 2 of 2
July 24 Lillian McSweeney : early 20th century life - part 1 of 2
July 31 Lillian McSweeney : early 20th century life -Remembering the Post Office- part 2 of 2
Aug. 7 Socorro Bergeron - professional dancer
Aug. 14 QVCTC's new location - Todd's store
Aug. 21 Eagle's Nest house fire 1929
Aug. 28 Horse racing was Willimantic's passion
Sept. 4 1916 Jordan Block fire - part 1 of 3
Sept. 11 Cause of 1916 Jordan Block fire - part 2 of 3
Sept. 18 One dead in Jordan Block demolition - part 3 of 3
Sept. 25 "General" Lloyd Baldwin - "man who built Willimantic"
Oct. 2 Jordan unknown but for road that bears his name
Oct. 9 Lyman Jordan had a passion for music
Oct. 16 '53 fire damaged historic buildings
Oct. 23 Willimantic Air Show 1929
Oct. 30 Church St. sure has changed
Nov. 6 Shell Chateau fire
Nov. 13 Costello proficient in silk industry - part 1 of 3
Nov. 20 Willimantic : A comfortable environment for Costello - part 2 of 3
Nov. 27 Costello family name linked to city - part 3 of 3
Dec. 4 Normal School fire 1943
Dec. 11 Buffalo Bill entertains Willimantic - part 1 of 2
Dec. 18 Buffalo Bill Cody performs to a sellout crowd - part 2 of 2