Monthly Archives: February 2010

John Torrey important businessman in early NB

By Myra Lee Adams Goff “Connecticut Yankees in Prince Carl’s Court” might describe the Torrey brothers, John F., Tudor, Abraham, George, David, and Thomas. They were indeed from Connecticut and three of them did end up in Prince Carl’s domain. … Continue reading

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Customs of St. Valentine’s day changed over the years

By Myra Lee Adams Goff Next week is Valentine’s Day and the Sophienburg has a display of about 30 of their historic valentines from the early 1900s to the 1950s. The most elaborate and beautiful card is a zephyr (hot … Continue reading

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