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1. Is That the New Teacher? Sunday, November 29, 1868

“Is that the new teacher?” Children and adults whispered the question as Chester Beers, six feet four and one-half inches tall, stepped into the Lumberland Congregational Church, on Sunday, November 29, 1868. Chester, age twenty-six, was a farmer from Walton, … Continue reading

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