Soldier’s Mail


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


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


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


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


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


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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