Gallery Walk: Recreating photographic history

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Savage family in hats
July 1885. The Savage family put on their hats for this photo taken in front of the First Congregational Church of Cromwell CT, right next door to the family homestead on Main Street. Carrie Savage (Butler) sits in front to the right of center.

Butler family in hats
October 1996. The Butler family recreates the scene. Same place, different hats. Jackie and Sewall Butler (center) are surrounded by their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. The family homestead is still next door.