Category Archives: Great Grandma

Reflections of “Two Brothers”

The true story of my family during the dawn of the twentieth century, was a regular feature of the old Lincoln Park Journal. Reflections of “Two Brothers” By Richard Mabey Jr. The true story of “Two Brothers” was a regular … Continue reading

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Hold Dear, Proud Heritage

A rare photo of Incline Plane Ten East of the old Morris Canal. My grandfather, Watson Mabey was the last working engineer of this plane house, prior to the canal closing. That may well be my grandfather in this picture. … Continue reading

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Remembrances of “The Little House”

“The Little House” had a certain distinctive charm to it. It was a cute cottage that was located on the old Mabey Estate. In this picture you can see the “Mabey Lane” street sign. The Little House was located on the corner … Continue reading

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Images

For the past week or so, I have been haunted by the image of something that was in the attic of my old homestead. My great grandmother, Dora Mabey, had an old grocery carriage that folded up. I remember as … Continue reading

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