The next time you are washing your hands and complain because the water temperature isn’t just how you like it, think about how things used to be. Most people got married…View More Historical Tidbit: Who Knew
The barge was a large wagon pulled by a team of horses or one large horse. The wagon would usually have a roof and sides with steps mounted on the back. The…View More Historical Tidbit: Early School Transportation a School Barge or a Pung
In 1642, the first successful ironworks were established in the early Raynham, when it was part of Taunton. Iron bars were sometimes used as currency for taxes. “School teachers and ministers…View More Historical Tidbit: Iron Currency
According to the 2020 Farmers’ Almanac: “The banded woolly bear, also known as the woolly worm caterpillar, is one of the “signs of nature” that supposedly foretells what the upcoming…View More Historical Tidbit: How Did a Fuzzy Caterpillar Become a Weather Forecaster?