Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

21/11/2006

David Allen’s quest for the homestead of Vermont’s 45th governor

ELMORE – David Allen is a glass-half-full guy. As an avid cartography enthusiast, amateur historian, and gentle adventurer, he has an appreciation for the journey rather than the prize.

“I love history, I love maps and I love hiking,” he says. And aside from letting the puzzle take him where it may, the shores of Lake Elmore on this day, the bespectacled 59-year-old New Hampshire native also has a little Vermont history flowing through his veins. That’s why, last week, he was on an unusual quest for evidence of family roots, looking for a long-vanished family homestead: a cellar hole. for more click here

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