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Branchville - March 1912
Branchville, March, 1912
Julian Alden Weir to his friend C.E.S.Wood:
We all expect to go abroad for two months this summer, July 13th and come back in September. This pleases the girls and Mrs. Weir, but honestly I would prefer to stay here. Yesterday I went up to Branchville for the day. It was balmy and the birds were singing and the odor of the earth was a most exhilarating perfume. The men were burning brush and everything looked lovely... This is about my time to get loose on the streams and I assure you fishing is not all in catching fish. A day in the open on a dancing stream is most exhilarating and if I do say it, it is ideal.
Did You Know?
Weir Farm National Historic Site is located in the historic town of Branchville, Connecticut. It was named for the "branch" of the train line that used to connect the Danbury railroad to the center of Ridgefield, Connecticut.