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Tom Beardsley's Articles from 2006

January 5 - June 29



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Jan. 5 Census Results - part 2 of 3
Jan. 12 Census data - part 3 of 3
Jan. 26 The Barrows' spirit
Feb. 2 Untapped sources of history - part 1 of 3
Feb. 9 Windham Ponde - part 2 of 3
Feb. 16 Battle of Hither Place - part 3 of 3
Feb. 23 Jogging memories through photographs - part 1 of 3
March 2 An old-fashioned clambake - part 2 of 3
March9 Illegal rum and murder most foul - part 3 of 3
March 16 Story behind the Jordan Block
March 23 Natchaug High School Years
April 6 Mildred Aspinwall's Diary
April 13 Mildred has a beau
April 20 The War Years - part 1 of 5
April 27 Highs and lows of war - part 2 of 5
May 4 For ATCO, war meant profit - part 3 of 5
May 11 Willimantic men head to war - part 4 of 5
May 18 War brings challenges - part 5 of 5
May 25 Tour will feature new homes - part 1 of 2
June 1 Tour adds two homes - part 2 of 2
June 8 Mills strike of 1912 - part 1 of 2
June 15 Lizzie Flynn to the rescue - part 2 of 2
June 22 Willimantic in 1890 - part 1 of 2
June 29 Fire Companies' roles