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Tom Beardsley's Articles from 2001

July 14 - December 29



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July 14 High tech way to research local history
July 21 Isaac Fitch : Colonial carpenter - part 1 of 2
July 28 Isaac Fitch : Lebanon's master builder - part 2 of 2
Aug. 4 When electric cookers came to the city: CL&P
Aug. 11 Jonathan Trumbull : A well-spent life - part 1 of 4
Aug. 18 Tragic history of Faith Trumbull Huntington - part 2 of 4
Aug. 25 Trumbull's talented children - part 3 of 4
Sept. 1 Figure of history paints his own history - part 4 of 4
Sept. 8 When bananas sold 20 for a quarter - part 1 of 3
Sept. 15 Combing Hartford's Farmers' Market - part 2 of 3
Sept. 22 Everyone stopped at Franks - part 3 of 3
Sept. 29 Windham's First Baptist Church - part 1 of 7
Oct. 6 Baptist Church played leading role - part 2 of 7
Oct. 13 Church's 50th anniversary - part 3 of 7
Oct. 20 Church a beehive of activity - part 4 of 7
Oct. 27 Church drawn into controversy - part 5 of 7
Nov. 3 Period of growth/decline - part 6 of 7
Nov.10 William Niles Potter - part 7 of 7
Nov. 17 Hilltop Hose Co. Number 3 - part 1 of 3
Nov. 24 Hilltoppers' celebrate 20th - part 2 of 3
Dec. 1 Hilltop Firehouse - part 3 of 3
Dec. 8 Cardinal Square
Dec. 15 Closing of Hurley's - part 1 of 3
Dec. 22 Continuing saga of the Hurley store - part 2 of 3
Dec. 29 End of Hurley's - part 3 of 3