Taking a look through some of the books, there are many interesting things written on the inside cover. Of course there are many interesting things written between the covers, but that's not as interesting in terms of the people from Logy Bay, Middle Cove and Outer Cove.
It started it a boarding pass sticking out of a book...
|I hope they had a good trip!|
|Math calculations in an English grammar text|
|Is this the Kinsella home?|
|Some of the school books|
|Names and money. Were they owed or owing?|
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|Words of warning in Joan's Vitality English book|
In Lifestyles, there is another collection of books. These mostly come from the collection of Ethel Noseworthy. There aren't many inscriptions in these books, but there is a wonderful cookbook donated to the town of Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove.
|Donated books housed in the Lifestyles section of the museum|
|I'd almost like to borrow it to try some of the recipes... but of course I won't|
Finally, some of the older books in the collection are stored in a case in Kitchen (also where we have our group activities such as Archaeologist for a Day).
It must have been an important meeting with the priest.
|Robbie suggests How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn. I believe I will have to add this to my "to read" shelf as well, although I will look for a newer copy.|
|Adding to the interest is that Walter is Private Walter O'Brien and is stationed at the Battery.|
And our newest book is a historical fiction about the legendary Outer Cove Crew from the 1901 St. John's Regatta. The inscription might not be as odd or as interesting as some of the others, but meaningful nonetheless. You'll find this book in Sports, or find your own copy at your local retailer.