Daniel Merritt Mead

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Steep Hollow – What’s In A Name: The Old Bridge is Gone

“Land is a fickle thing. It goes through the ordeals of profit and progress – but the land is still the land. What was once Steep Hollow, was also Dumpling Pond, and today it is North Mianus – yet what is North Mianus? It is perhaps Cos Cob, perhaps ‘North’ Old Greenwich, and perhaps Riverside.” – Andrew Melillo Continue Reading →

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Remembering Daniel Merritt Mead, who served his county in a time of chaos and confusion

Daniel dutifully served his county in a time of chaos and confusion. He was in the Yale Class of 1854, and he passed the bar and practiced law in New York and Connecticut in 1855 and 1856.

He was a founding charter member and the first Junior Warden of the masonic lodge Acacia 85 and first formal historian of the town. Continue Reading →

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