James Betelle, Where Are You?

The Search for a Lost Architect

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Mr. Betelle was a kindly man who appreciated good work from his employees and had a personal interest in their welfare. The epitaph he chose for Mr. Guilbert’s grave might well be repeated for Mr. Betelle — TO LIVE IN HEARTS WE LEAVE BEHIND IS NOT TO DIE. — Terese A. Coburn, Secretary to Betelle

Entries from June 2006

New Jersey CHS Archives Visit

June 29th, 2006 · No Comments · Diary

Today I drove into New Jersey. It was grey and rainy, as usual. My first stop was Montrose School, where I took a few pictures. The place is a shambles, it’s criminal. The grass is grown over, the front facade is in disrepair. One of the lanterns is hanging by a single bolt. There are […]

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