My great grandmother, Helen A. Mayhew, was a direct descendent of four Mayflower ancestors. The Mayhew family governed Martha’s Vineyard (MV) first through Thomas Mayhew in 1641. My great great grandfather, James Albion Mayhew, was born and raised in Chilmark and was a MV fisherman. ANCESTORS AND DESCENDANTS OF HELEN ALBION MAYHEW, 1887 – 1966 By: […]
“May Day was also celebrated by some early European settlers of the American continent. In some parts of the United States, May Baskets are made. These are small baskets usually filled with flowers or treats and left at someone’s doorstep. The giver rings the bell and runs away. The person receiving the basket tries to catch the fleeing […]
Growing up in a family of construction contractors has given me a passion for design & Euro high country style w/ a transitional twist. This passion led me to create a line of custom upholstered furniture which was imported from the UK and sold to high-end trade and retail customers from our antiques and interiors shop located in Litchfield, CT.