MV Obsession

My obsession with Martha's Vineyard.. phototography..genealogy and life in general and this and that…

89 Year Journey Home …


Updated today, Aug 7, 2015

Thank you to Skip Finley for mentioning this story in his Oak Bluffs town column in today’s Vineyard Gazette.

MV Obsession

Back on June 19 I posted this picture of my mother on Facebook..


A few hours later I was tagged in this Facebook post from Becky Cournoyer from MV …


Becky goes on to say…’Found written on the last page of a copy of The Pilgrim’s Progress – the list of students of the senior class of 1926, Oak Bluffs High School. Copy of the book was owned by Maude Louise Littlefield. I love finding this stuff!’

And there in black and white is my mother’s handwriting…


I had no idea that this book existed, none at all.

Becky and I post back and forth, a few others join in and the whole thing takes on an eerie air… so many coincidences and things happening on similar dates to both of us.

Becky posts….  ‘I had no idea that finding this book would have any significance. When I found…

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Author: mvobsession

I'm married, I have two daughters and two grandchildren and they all love MV. Enjoy my MV blog and contact me if I can answer any questions. This blog started out as strictly about Martha's Vineyard but over the years I've branched out to include other obsessions and interests. I enjoy photography and like sharing my photos here as well. I'm also into genealogy and reading. Hope you enjoy :)

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