Sunday, February 11, 2007

The Black Swamp of Chepachet : Part 5

Chrispy has uncovered an online anecdote that reinforces the "trip to find the black swamp".

LEONARD SAYLES HOUSE (c. 1850)This is the only example of Mediterranean Villa architecture in Glocester. Three generations of the Sayles family resided there. Henry Sayles became Town Clerk around 1912 and it was he who directed H. P. Lovecraft on his quest for the Dark Swamp in 1923.

So, there you have a local Glocester anecdote about the "dark swamp" !


Reference here (click).

Click here to read more on-line about H. P. Lovecraft and his visit to Glocester.

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