CAROLYN'S COMPOSITIONS

October 18, 2011

The Rufus Putnam House in Marietta, Ohio

CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS

THE RUFUS PUTNAM HOUSE IN MARIETTA, OHIO

     We stopped at the Campus Martius Museum, Marietta, Ohio, on October 13, 2011. They did something quite unique, but quite reasonable: they designed the museum around a 1788 home.

     Rufus Putnam was one of two New Englanders who initiated the 1786 Ohio Company, which successfully contracted with the United States Congress to purchase a tract of the country’s newly acquired Northwest Territory. The company created the first European community in the territory: (more…)

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February 15, 2008

A 1786 MEETING IN VERMONT (Novel #1)

The blog category, NOVEL SEGMENTS, will present information and scenes being developed for a historic romance novel to be written in three sections. Numerous actual romances intertwine throughout the segments. One romance replicates Tennyson’s poem, Enoch Arden.

The writing is historical in that it follows real people (more…)

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