Read all about crimes of
passion, fancy & not-so-fancy weddings, and whose Connecticut cousins are
visiting. What? You didn't know about that early divorce Aunt Edna got? And
surprise! Great-great-granddad J. W. was not only a farmer, but a county
You'll find mention of
hometowns left behind and now long-gone, squabbles at the county courthouse
and at the local beer joint, epidemics and traveling circuses.
Browse the recipes that your
great-grandmother might've tried, the poems she might have tucked into her
Bible, and consider the finest cures of the day: Carter's Little Liver Pills,
Pilcher's Castoria, and remedies for those "secret, depraved habits"
of young men.