The Blake-Robson Letters

By Paige Kwasniak A museum or historical society thrives  on artifacts, mementos, and interesting  pieces of local history found in attics or uncovered when settling estates upon the loss of a loved one. Oftentimes when  someone purchases an old home, they may find a left-behind treasure and set it aside as they get settled in or begin some upgrades and restorations to their … Continue reading The Blake-Robson Letters

The Loyalist Perspective

Col. John Peters Autobiography used in his application for relief to the British government. June 5th, 1786, Pimlico, London, England SIR, I do not mean to take any pride from family, as you will conceive, nor to boast. of my exploits, but to relate my story in simplicity. I was born in Hebron, in Connecticut, … Continue reading The Loyalist Perspective