Monday, April 05, 2010

How did Lovecraft get to Slater Avenue?

Chrispy isn't sure, but saw this blurb ...

... in Directory of the public schools ... By School Committee of the City of Providence, p. 97, 1898.

So he could have ridden to school by carriage (with his Grandfather?), or by trolley, but unlikely did he walk unaccompanied unless warm weather.

Also, fyi, here was the school calendar:

Providence had a two term system, and graduated students in each term. That cnagnged by the time HPL went back in 1902.

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