Part 5 of our history on Robert H. Coleman, Florida Man – “Sanctuary in Saranac Lake.”
Part 4 of our history on Robert H. Coleman, Florida Man – “Florida, Robert H. Coleman’s Other Life.”
Part 3 of our history on Robert H. Coleman, Florida Man – “The Busy Decade.”
Part 2 of our history on Robert H. Coleman, Florida Man – “Florida Man, as a Boy.”
Florida Man goes bankrupt on the Jacksonville, Tampa & Key West Railway – part 1.
The mystery surrounding Robert H. Coleman’s Cornwall mansions has energized local historians for decades.
How remarkable, the life of Anne Coleman Rogers.
The marriage of Anne Caroline Coleman and Archibald Rogers was the merger of two great fortunes.
Anne Caroline Coleman and her family navigated 19th-century American high society, marked by residences, travels, and social events, culminating in Anne’s marriage to Archibald Rogers.
Lucy Maud Montgomery’s fictional “Anne of Green Gables” parallels the real-life story of Anne Caroline Coleman, whose rich family history stretches from the late 18th to the 20th century in America, intersecting with prominent figures like Eleanor Roosevelt and the Habersham family of Georgia, illuminating her family’s influential role in American history.
One of the features of the 18th century Cornwall Iron plantation that sustained a community of miners and furnace workers exists today only in photographs and old maps. All that remains are traces of a mill stream, yet what a story that can be told!
In 1879, newly-married Robert H. Coleman was building an exquisite mansion in Cornwall center for his new bride. He literally went to great lengths to furnish it with running water. How did he do it?
Progress is a daily constant for Harvey Turner’s “Millwood” restoration project in Cornwall Borough. Much of the exterior work has been finished and buttoned up for the cold season now upon us in Lebanon County.
Bruce Chadbourne writes about how experiencing the feel of the Millwood Mansion has connected more pieces of Cornwall’s past and the people who lived it.
From a broken shaving mug found in an old Cornwall privy, to a portrait of a man who lived some 100+ years ago. On being B.F. Hean, part two.