And the Band Played On!

2019-02-13T12:13:35-04:00May 7th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Seventy-six trombones led the big parade. Well, perhaps not quite seventy-six, but Windsor’s first band, formed in 1859, boasted of at least two. One hundred years of Windsor band tradition began on August 13, 1859, at the home of Timothy Phelps.

Poquonock Roots and Spiritual Wings: Missionary Traditions in the Marshall Family

2019-02-13T12:20:38-04:00November 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Carrie Phelps Marshall Kendrick (1883-1963) was regarded as one of Poquonock's history keepers. Born on lands that had been farmed by her family for eight generations, I wondered what drew Carrie to Georgia where she married her husband Alexis Dawson Kendrick (1873-1931) in 1904 and began family life.