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Still Another Whatz-It!

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

In my “other” life I worked at a Fortune 500 Company in Massachusetts – Norton Company. I was actually the 4th generation to work at this abrasives company. Their original products were ceramic jugs, crocks and that type of thing. This is one from my great-Grandfather, who also was employed by them. Ironically, this company […]

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Another Whatz-It!

Saturday, July 12th, 2008

Visitors to Thurston House love to look around at our interesting “stuff”. We have been married almost 30 years so have quite a bit. This is an interesting item given to us by our contractor. He knows we like old things…historic…so thought this appropriate to give to us. This is “Grave Art”, made from a […]

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Sunday, June 29th, 2008

We are from Massachusetts originally and moved over 10,000 pounds of “stuff” from there to here at Thurston House in Central Florida, by way of a year in Southern California. Our guests enjoy living with our things, if only for a short time. One of the favorite things to ask about is the rack by […]

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History For Everyone!!

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

On the shores of Lake Lily are the offices of one of the premier historical society’s, The Maitland Historical Society. This very active group has done wonders since we have been here, and there are many exciting future plans. Right now the society has a history museum on Packwood Avenue that houses various exhibits, a […]

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