1. The Fiske Family
2. The Bennetts
3. The Dicksons
4. The Abbey
5. Landmarks and Personalities
6. The Great Road
7. The South Side
8. Merriams and Fields
9. Sold to Riley
10. Early Automobiles
11. The Dump
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pageant. He had a reputation for putting on pageants and plays,  and in Dublin, New Hampshire, he kept the summer colony  amused with entertainments at the outdoor theatre on his place.   He was a very ingenious and versatile person, primarily an artist, but also a well-known Egyptologist; before the days of color photography he made paintings of the interiors of Egyptian      tombs in minute detail. Locally he was known for designing the figures on Dedham pottery. He was a friend of my parents, and they were instrumental in getting him for the pageant.
   The Smiths occasionally came out to spend a weekend with       us — in fact my first proposal was to one of their daughters when   I was about six — but in preparation for the anniversary doings, Uncle Joe and Aunt Corinna, his wife, spent several days while    the show was being organized. Uncle Joe made an enormous cornucopia on our back porch, which was later trucked down to the Winsor field and filled with fruit and vegetables. He made the skeletal frame out of laths and heavy electric wire, and once properly shaped he pasted strips of newspaper from wire to wire  to make the contraption look solid. My job was to tear paper    into strips of the proper length and keep him supplied, and at       the same time keep myself out of trouble. However, somewhere along the way I did something that displeased him and he got perfectly furious. I took to my heels, then, about halfway round   the house, he caught me and slapped me several times and told    me firmly that my services were no longer required. Needless to say, the horn was finished without my assistance.
   The Winsor farm, where the pageant was held, was the largest single landholding in town and covered an extensive area of fields and woods and pastureland, crossed by numerous woodroads