"In fiction, the principles are given, to find the facts: in history, the facts are given, to find the principles; and the writer who does not explain the phenomena as well as state them performs only one half of his office."
Thomas Babington Macaulay, "History," Edinburgh Review, 1828
Saturday, December 25, 2010
Last Service at Historic North Amherst Church (preliminary report)
Christmas Eve: The historic 1826 North Amherst Church held its final service tonight.
parishioners and well-wishers leave the sanctuary
I'll have a more detailed report soon, but reporters from WWLP Channel 22 in Springfield were there,
and interviewed attendees before and after the service for this segment.