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THE SELF-TAUGHT GARDENER: Editing the view

A good editor knows what to excise, and what to enhance. With that in mind, I grabbed my chainsaw, and removed a magnolia.

The Stockbridge Civil War park and monument at the Red Lion Inn intersection

The [Civil War] soldier’s monument was built in 1867. Williamstown was the first to build one in Massachusetts, Stockbridge the second.

Connections: Racial conflict in Great Barrington — in 1893

The police were credited with coming and breaking it up, and yet, after they arrived one black man was “used pretty roughly.” When it was over, the white community was angry that the Blacks, clearly the perpetrators in their opinion, were not arrested. The Black community was angry that a young Black man was injured with police present, and perhaps, by the police.
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The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.