Category Archive: Templeton History

Feb 19

365 Grateful Days ~ Ordinary Moments in Photos ~ Day 49

Today I am grateful for the place I call home and the history that has come before. Templeton, what it must have been like when the soldiers were given land here and had to clear it all and forge new ground to house their families, grow crops, fight the wild and begin a whole new …

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Feb 18

365 Grateful Days ~ Ordinary Moments in Photos ~ Day 48

Everyday I am grateful for my childhood home and this is where my Dad & Stepmom still live today. I lived at the zoo. The Narragansett Park to be exact.  Although it was no longer a zoo when we moved in, my Dad used to tell us stories about it all the time. Our home …

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Feb 18

365 Grateful Days ~ Ordinary Moments in Photos ~ Day 47

Today I am grateful for our Boynton Public Library named after John Boynton a resident of Templeton. Originally the library was over across the way at the Colonol Lee Artemis building aka The Country Store and to open the funds were given by Mr. Boynton’s partner, Attorney David Whitcomb with the caveat that it be …

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Aug 19

Our History Remembered ~ Narragansett Historical Society, Templeton MA

Today, I went to the Templeton Arts and Crafts Festival and had a great time looking around at all the wares and trinkets (and of course talking to everyone).  The highlight for this Tuesday Girl though was taking a walk through our history in the rooms and halls of the Narragansett Historical Society.  I wish …

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Jul 12

Elizabeth Wellington Lord…is getting a makeover!

Elizabeth has been looking really tired and worn out lately, but now she is getting all dolled up again thanks to her owners Natalie and Shawn! I was wandering around town a couple of weeks ago, after all the rain we had, and I decided to stop by and ask if I could take photos …

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Jul 09

The home that love built …

Templeton, Mass is rich with history and real estate that is a goldmine ~ ok that’s a stretch, but this story will show just how rich one can be in real estate. Pull up a chair and pour a coffee and let’s get to my favorite part ~ some storytellin’…and Tuesday Girl really loves a …

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Apr 30

Our Majestic Wind Turbine

The John LeClerc Wind Turbine. Majestic. Proud. A Legacy. This photograph was taken almost right under the wind turbine. What an amazing sight it is to behold no matter what angle you look at it from. The power of the wind captured and utilized because of one man’s dream realized. This happened in my lifetime …

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Apr 27

When Templeton and Tuesday Girl were young

Templeton was born 250 years ago and Tuesday Girl was just 8 years old when our worlds collided and we moved into the Zoo. (click on the word Zoo) Templeton, what it must have been like when the soldiers were given land here and had to clear it all and forge new ground to house …

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Apr 11

The Story of Templeton ~ Elizabeth Wellington Lord

Once upon a time, this was the home of Elizabeth Wellington Lord. She wrote the book “The Story of Templeton” which is filled with facts, fiction and folklore. In her home she had a grandfather clock made by Eli Bruce, one of the early settlers and at the time Elizabeth owned the clock it was …

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Apr 10

Tuesday Girl lived at the Zoo!

This is my childhood home and where my Dad & Stepmom still live today. I lived at the zoo. The Narragansett Park to be exact.  Although it was no longer a zoo when we moved in, my Dad used to tell us stories about it all the time. Our home is the original homestead and …

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