Keeping Stories Alive

The Buzz – Dahlias

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History through a horticultural lens What does a dahlia mean to you? By Matthew Martin The gardens of Glen Magna Farms have officially transitioned to summer. An early June ritual of planting dahlias takes place each year in the Chamberlain Garden. This ritual has always been done with the utmost…

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Recollections by Susan Pelletier Ortins

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My father, Donald Francis Pelletier, moved to 23 Wadsworth Street when he was six months old and lived there for the next 80 years. My grandparents bought the house in approximately 1914, and there was a small apartment on the first-floor to the side of the house. My parents lived there when they were first married. They raised a large family in that house . . . 

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