BRING BACK THE GOOD OLD SPOOKY DAYS OF HOYT-BARNUM
That link dates back to 2012, when Pam Coleman, chairwoman, described their plans for their own sort of Halloween
bash. She makes it clear that disease, accidents, and the normal nasty surprises of daily colonial living made
for a rough life style. One can only imagine, but they had stories to tell based on what past residents experienced
in that time.
The video pans the house and is filled with the tools and implements they relied on to cook, to clean, and otherwise
keep the house in livable condition. It is remarkable how much they were able to accomplish. Between daily chores,
growing their own food, gathering food from Long Island Sound, taking care of their clothes, attending church, it is
remarkable they accomplished anything.