The Value in Checking Your Work: A Tale of Two Captains

Earliest Known View of Manchester, CT

Earliest Known View of Manchester, CT


I am going through the tedious process of going over past research and double checking my data. It’s not as “fun” as initial research since you are not usually finding “new” info, however, I have found over the past that it is necessary. I have almost always found errors in my original work..… Read the rest

A Surprise Connection to Frederick Law Olmsted

The grounds at The Biltmore Estate, April 2015

The grounds at The Biltmore Estate, April 2015

Bill and I are season pass holders for the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC. We love seeing

Frederick Law Olmsted

Painting that hangs at Biltmore House

the estate in different seasons and have always appreciated the wonderful grounds that were laid out by landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted Sr.… Read the rest