Education: The Treasure of Pequot

Southport, Conn, is a little (pop. 2,500) village only 50 miles from Times Square. The villagers and commuters like its quiet, colonial atmosphere, are glad that their town is not growing by leaps & bounds. One of the things they like best is the small, one-story stone building on a peaceful street called the Pequot Library. There, among thrillers and romances, Southporters could find row after row of ancient, leatherbound volumes mostly describing life in colonial times. The old books had been there for years, and people enjoyed browsing through them, though few...

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