May 30, 1929

Thurs., 30  Cora Barron dies to-day. Decoration Day. Ashton & Hattie up early. They get started for the Cottage around 7 A.M. Get most of the morning devotions after which I go with Tuttle & place flowers on our 2 graves. Some others have been before us in bringing flowers to their graves, and all the little flags are waving over the soldier’s (sic) graves. Dumas does up the work & cleans the dining room. Very hot, which brings a pause in Grace’s trade. Karl & Henrietta come in a few minutes at night. Mr. & Mrs. Robinson sleep out “near the garage.”


Here, thanks to the Vergennes Historical Society, is a photo of the Cottage as it was. It is no more.



This entry was posted in 1929 Ella's Diary, Ashton Fisher, DIARIES, Dumas, Frank Tuttle, From the H. Sheldon Museum, Grace Fisher, Hattie Newman Fisher, Henrietta Fisher Field, Karl Field, PEOPLE and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

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