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A Visit To The Mark Twain House

Posted by Josh on April 15, 2014 in Event, History |

On Friday, March 21st, my family and I went to the Mark Twain House in Hartford.  This historical site now consists of the visitors center which holds a theater for a short film on Mark Twain’s life, and an exhibit dedicated to his servants.  This site also, includes his house and his carriage house, where […]

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The Hobbit

Posted by Josh on February 24, 2013 in Book Review |

The Hobbit, by J. R. R. Tolken, is the prelude to The Lord of the Rings.  It is the story of a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins, who lives in the land of Middle Earth. He does not like to go on adventures, but is persuaded by a band of dwarfs and a wizard named Gandalf, […]

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Veteran Talk on WWII

Posted by Josh on May 14, 2012 in Event |

On May 14th 2012, the South Windsor Library hosted a talk by two veterans talk about World War II.  They were both Lieutenant Colonels in the U.S. Air force during World War II, both were pilots.  Their names were James and Walter.  James fought in Europe and France against the Germans.  Walter fought in the […]

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Harry Houdini

Posted by Josh on April 9, 2012 in Book Review |

Harry Houdini was born in Hungary in 1874.  His poor family moved to Wisconsin but Harry (Enrich Weiss was his real name) ran away to Texas, but got the wrong train and went to Missouri at the age of twelve.   After a few years of working odd jobs, he moved to New York City, and […]

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