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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change in our family's way of life — namely, The Dump and the sequence of events leading up to it are roughly as follows:
   We visited our friends the Davises in South Orleans on Cape Cod in 1914. It was always fun there. Dr. Davis took the whole summer off, which meant that days were passed in a most    leisurely manner — breakfast about ten, luncheon about three    and dinner at nine — in other words about two and a half hours later than our usual schedule. We boated and we swam and in     the evening we played games, and there was never a dull moment.
   It was during this visit that my father became interested in    buying land in South Orleans and building a summer house there. He had always liked that part of the Cape for its simplicity and     its comfortably warm water. In his younger days he often       visited the Paysons on their island in East Orleans, hunting and fishing, and on one such occasion he developed a severe tooth-ache and, as no dentist was available to relieve his suffering, he extracted the tooth himself with a gadget on his pocket knife       that was intended for pulling stones out of a horse's hoof. He dis-infected the wound with whiskey and thus avoided complications.
   In 1915, we visited the Davises again and by now we had  bought land next to them and had sunk an artesian well to be     sure of an adequate water supply. Mrs. Davis's brother, Mr. Holy-oke, was drawing plans for our house — "The Dump", my      father called it because he was dumping so much money into it.
   The next summer, 1916, The Dump, though still unfinished,     was far enough along to be lived in, and we moved down in time for Aunt Margaret Davis's wedding to Uncle Mon Cochran.
   I was invited to the prenuptial party, and as I walked along       the beach towards their house with Mary, Aunt Sophy and my