Dickinson's Poem "For Lydia"
A testament of love for his wife and family - Part 2By James Thunder | November 15th 2022 3:24 PM
Daniel S. Dickinson died suddenly on April 12, 1866. The day before he died he was quite well and trying a case in court with his close friend Daniel Webster. Five days before his death, he had composed a poem to his wife in which he referred to their deceased…READ FULL BLOG POST
Meet Daniel S. Dickinson, Statesman & Poet
A remarkable orator and honorable public servant - Part 1By James Thunder | November 11th 2022 8:50 PM
In June of this year I had the pleasure of addressing the annual reunion of the Dickinson Family Association held at Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts. The Association is devoted to learning more about its members’ ancestors, such as the poet Emily Dickinson (1830-1886). My richly illustrated talk was…READ FULL BLOG POST