Month: April 2020

The hearth was the heart of a colonial home. It provided people with warmth, light and most importantly, food. Almost everything a colonial family ate would have been prepared on the hearth....
We learn in school that America was named after Amerigo Vespucci. His claim to the name is not due to great heroism or importance, however. He was simply an explorer of the...
Mr. Bruce was a New Yorker who, in 1858, purchased the Victorian mansion, “Hawk’s Nest”, on the bluff situated just south of the railroad on Steamboat Road. Although he had been married...
Romanesque doesn’t describe most architecture in Greenwich. Richardsonian Romanesque — even less. Yet, one of the most distinctive buildings in the town’s historic municipal center exemplifies that late-nineteenth-century style of architecture. The...
Sometime in the late 1960s, a mischievous student changed the construction date on the marble cornerstone of the “old” Greenwich High School on Field Point Road from 1925 to $19.25, in pencil....
Weaving is one of the oldest crafts in the world. Even before weaving was used to make cloth the practice of interlacing plants and branches was used to create baskets, shelter, and...