Hatevil Nutter was by no means alone in his hatred of Quakers. Laws were passed during his time imposing fines on the master of any vessel who brought a Quaker into the colony.
Archives for April 2011
An early-morning joy ride along Ponfield Road turned into a terrible tragedy on Saturday as a group of young Bronxville men lost control of their car and it ran into a telephone pole. When police and onlookers arrived on the scene, six of the seven boys were seemingly dead. The force of impact must have […]
When Queen Elizabeth II attended a white-tie dinner at the White House in 2007, she ate her Maryland crab and chorizo pozole from flatware given to the White House by Margaret Thompson Biddle upon her death in 1956. Same with Prince Phillip, who was also there. The gold-plated plates and utensils came from a priceless 1575-piece […]
Going through some old family photographs, I stumbled on the one to the left–a picture of a young Elizabeth Boner, my great grandmother, posing with her cousin, Walter Clark. My mother always said that Bessie Boner (1878-1954), whose mother died when she was seven, was raised by “the Clarks,” and by that she probably meant […]