Soldier’s Mail

2020-10-14T09:47:01-07:00

About the Project James Eiler, Lauren Pidgeon and Hank Trimble are Hanover High students who worked at home throughout the spring, transcribing letters written by Garey Waterman home to his [...]

Soldier’s Mail2020-10-14T09:47:01-07:00

Mary’s Sibling’s World

2020-10-05T12:09:27-07:00

Mary writes about many family members in her diary. It became clear that not all of her siblings were living at home. The 1860 census shows that the Slacks were [...]

Mary’s Sibling’s World2020-10-05T12:09:27-07:00

Schoolgirl Romance

2020-10-05T12:09:28-07:00

As a teenage girl in 1865, Mary's days at school were coming to an end. As I wrote in my last post, most girls Mary's age were heading to the [...]

Schoolgirl Romance2020-10-05T12:09:28-07:00

After the Diary

2020-10-05T12:09:29-07:00

When we last left Mary, she was deeply upset over her father's punishment which forbid James and Mary from ever seeing each other again. Although Mary ended her diary after [...]

After the Diary2020-10-05T12:09:29-07:00

Vietnam Veteran Interviews

2020-10-05T12:09:31-07:00

In winter 2018-2019 Marion Cross 6th graders interviewed six local Vietnam veterans who shared their stories of courage, determination, duty, and empathy. The Vietnam Memorial outside Tracy Hall honors the [...]

Vietnam Veteran Interviews2020-10-05T12:09:31-07:00

Quilt Stories

2020-10-05T12:10:17-07:00

In 1976 the Norwich Women's Club members pieced a quilt in recognition of the country's bicentennial. Each week this fall we will be sharing photographs and stories related to the quilt [...]

Quilt Stories2020-10-05T12:10:17-07:00
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