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Eric Stewart

Eric Stewart Our Stories - People   “A gentle man and a scholar” is how Eric Stewart is remembered by those who knew him. His name came to our attention recently in two separate instances. First, as our treasurer has been reorganizing the book-keeping, he came...

Volunteering with FHFG

Volunteering with FHFG Letter from our President A couple of weeks ago after visiting the Friends’ website, a person contacted me about volunteering at FHFG. I invited her to come down to the Old Train Station for a visit. She enjoyed visiting and meeting...

Happy 213th Birthday A.T. Smith!

Each year on his birthday, Alvin T. Smith (Nov. 17, 1802 – Jan. 22, 1888) would make a special entry in his diary. Here are some selections from those entries to contemplate on the 213th anniversary of his birth. Please take into account the religious...
May 2015 Letter from our President

May 2015 Letter from our President

May 2015 From the FHFG President These are exciting days for FHFG. Exciting, busy, exhilarating, terrifying, learning, discovering days…and there never is enough time to do all of the things on its list. But the best news is that projects are moving forward in...

February 2015 Letter from our President

Do you remember how you felt on the first day of school every year? The anticipation of getting new notebooks with crisp, clean paper and newly sharpened pencils…knowing everything was fresh and new and filled with promise? Anything and everything was possible....

Skip Buhler

One of the joys (and surprises!) of doing these “Friend” interviews has been discovering the hidden stories in the lives of our volunteers. Skip Buhler is one of the most fascinating subjects to date. He is a man of varied and immense talents, but almost no ego. And...