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Treasures From the Archives: Letters Home (Part 4)

In the final installment, read more letters from 15-year-old Thompson Derr to his mother from the Ridgefield School in 1916.

Established in 1907 by Roland Jessup Mulford, the Ridgefield School stood on southern Main Street serving as a boarding school for boys during the school year and as the Ridgefield Inn during the summer.

March 6 and 13, 1916

Read Thompson’s sixth and seventh letters to his mother.

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The Treasures from the Archives series is supported by the CT Humanities and Fairfield County Bank.


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