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    Sarah Bishop

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    One of the “Strangest” Postcards Ever! The postcard here is truly unique. A guess would date the card from the 1930s. It tells the story of Sarah Bishop of North Salem, New York. (North Salem and South Salem, New York are in the Taconic Valley, near the boundary line with the state of Connecticut.) Together…

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Timothy Van Staden
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An unknown wordsmith once proclaimed, “Legend is born on the nib of the pen.” This is a somewhat ambiguous metaphor, but like all things that grow without influence they tend to expand beyond control. Longfellow knew the legends of the New England watermen, but he couldn’t leave it be. He pushed and pushed and Hesperus was born. Sad to say, another tale of ego run amok.

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