August 26, 1866

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“Pleasant and quite warm.. being no services at our church.. I attended the freewill p(b)aptist at the green. took tea with Mrs Alex Presbrey  John passed the evening with me.”  – Hattie E.F. D.

Notes: The “green” Hattie refers to is Taunton Green, the center of town. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taunton_Green_Historic_District
Free Will Baptists: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_Will_Baptist
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Taunton_Baptist_Church
Portrait from family album

 

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© 2016 Amy E. McManus
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