Every neighborhood is located in a place of history and heritage. Knowing about the past is what forms the bonds and pride of a community.
For several generations many of the seats of our common history have been demeaned by ignorance and apathy. It is time for a new awakening.
Like minded people organizing themselves in neighborhoods like the Co-housing units that now occupy the area where mill worker's housing once dominated a hundred and eighty years ago follows a history that should be celebrated.
This 17 page essay was written to encourage such a celebration and also promote the same kind of awareness-building in neighboring neiborhoods of this neighborhood: Cantine Island.
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The Great Knot, April 27, 2011
Michael Sullivan Smith, 2015
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