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Posts By Thomas A. O'Connell

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Westerly Boys Compete for the Marbles Championships of 1931 and 1932
8 months ago

Westerly Boys Compete for the Marbles Championships of 1931 and 1932

“Lost your marbles” and the directive to “knuckle down” are expressions that have found their way into our language from the game of marbles. These colloquialisms have endured in …
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About That Lake in Westerly’s Wilcox Park
3 years ago

About That Lake in Westerly’s Wilcox Park

The fountain in Westerly’s Wilcox Park Lake (more often called the Pond) started sending streams of water twenty feet into the air on Thursday, September 8, 1908. Remarkably for the …
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