For those who don't know, Eric Knight, author of Lassie, This Above All, and numerous other books, lived on a farm with his wife here in Croton. He was a fascinating man--and the Yale Papers provide a very detailed account of his life; you can read more about that here http://bit.ly/1k30QbL
A Croton resident, William Hodson, died with Mr. Knight in a 1943 plane crash that took the lives of 35 Americans.
To read more, click on the scans below from THE CROTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY archives. Movie ads from private collection. Stay tuned for more.
SEE PART 2 HERE http://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/01/part-2-eric-knight-author-of-lassie.html