Friday, November 19, 2010

Connie Small - clip #1

Connie Small (1901-2005) was married to Elson Small, lighthouse keeper at several stations in Maine: Lubec Channel, Avery Rock, Seguin Island, and St. Croix River. Elson anc Connie finished their lightkeeping years at Portsmouth Harbor Light, New Hampshire, in 1948. Connie went on the write the book The Lighthouse Keeper's Wife when she was 85 years old.  In this clip, recorded when Connie was 97 years old, she recalls having electricity for the first time.