Comet and Earthquake of 1744

Category : History and Genealogy

Comet and Earthquake of 1744

Comet and Earthquake of 1744

It’s History of Sutton Sunday :). These memories come from “History of the Town of Sutton Massachusetts From 1704 to 1876”. Apparently 1744 was quite the year for natural events.

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Early Homes and Life in Sutton

Early Homes and Life in Sutton

A description of early Sutton life and homes, from “History of the Town of Sutton Massachusetts From 1704 to 1876” We now, gentle reader, introduce you to the homes of

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The First Settlers of Sutton

The First Settlers of Sutton

Sunday Sutton History time! Here’s some fun information about the very first settlers of Sutton and the first winter they faced. This is from “History of the Town of Sutton

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Comb Making in Sutton MA

Comb Making in Sutton MA

This historical perspective comes from “The History of the Town of Sutton Massachusetts From 1704 to 1876” Comb Making was introduced in town about 1780, by Simeon Carpenter, who came

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Sutton High School yearbooks

Very cool! Decades of Sutton High School yearbooks are now online! Take a look at the 1956 one! Sutton High School yearbooks

Eight Lots School

Cool!! Sutton’s own historic Eight Lots School was featured by the Worcester Telegram today. Have you been to the location? Here’s my photo of it with my Holga film camera.

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Silver Mine at Eight Lots

Did you guys know we had a silver mine at Eight Lots? This Sutton History is full of all sorts of cool factoids! From one of the genealogies: “Her father

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History of Sutton 1704-1876

I’m working on an ebook version of the History of Sutton 1704-1876 so that it’s easily searchable and portable! 🙂 I do own an original copy, but it’s now frail

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Birch Blackguards

3:31am. Time to curl up in bed with my laptop and do a full read-through of Birch Blackguards. It’s nearly ready to publish. Each read-through brings it one step closer.

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veterans’ gravestones at Dodge Cemetery

Spent the afternoon taking photos of veterans’ gravestones at Dodge Cemetery in Sutton MA. Will post the photos soon!