Thursday, July 10, 2014

1953: THE CROTON DAM, ELWYN AND MORE

Welcome to Everything Croton, a collection of all things Croton--our history, our homes, our issues, our businesses, our schools--in short, EVERYTHING CROTON.

MARC CHESHIRE OF CROTON HISTORY & MYSTERIES (WWW.CROTONHISTORY.ORG) shared this great bit of Croton history he discovered today: the Nov. 2, 1953 Life magazine--which featured a story on the Croton Dam and an outdoor lecture by Mrs. Frances Elwyn--sometimes spelled FRANCIS---it's on page 101--click on the link http://books.google.com/books?id=IEgEAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PA101&dq=croton%20ale&pg=PA101#v=onepage&q&f=false

You may also enjoy a few Croton Dam links @ Croton History & Mysteries--and EverythingCroton--including our postings on Frances Elwyn:

--A RIDE TO THE CROTON DAM 1841 http://crotonhistory.org/2013/08/13/august-13-1841-a-ride-to-the-croton-dam/

--NEW CROTON DAM CIGARETTE TRADE CARD  http://crotonhistory.org/2012/03/17/new-croton-dam-cigarette-card/

--HORSE DRAWN SLEIGH NEAR THE NEW CROTON DAM http://crotonhistory.org/2012/01/26/horse-drawn-sleigh-near-the-new-croton-dam/

--1967, WATER SPILLS OVER THE CROTON DAM AFTER YEARS OF DROUGHT http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2013/03/1967-watr-spills-over-croton-dam-after.html

--MORE FOND MEMORIES OF CROTON'S DR. FRANCIS ELWYN http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2013/12/more-fond-memories-of-crotons-dr.html

--AND DON'T FORGET THE CROTON DAM FB PAGE, always entertaining and informative https://www.facebook.com/croton.dam

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