873 N. Mill Street

27 Jun

 

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873 N. Mill St. Built in 1913, this home was ordered through Sears Roebuck & Co. by Frank Pierce. Frank was the manager of the Plymouth United Savings bank branch located on Liberty St. In 1918 Frank’s Grandson Russell Kirk was born here in his home. Russell Kirk was an Author, Historian, & Literary Critic who is known as the father of modern-day conservatism. In his book “The Sword of Imagination” Russel describes growing up in Plymouth and how it impacted his way of thinking.

Below is a photo of Russell Kirk with President Reagan.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russell_Kirk

 

4 Responses to “873 N. Mill Street”

  1. Braylord Cassady July 11, 2013 at 2:09 PM #

    A poor man, if he has dignity, honesty, the respect of his neighbors, a realization of his duties, a love of the wisdom of his ancestors, and possibly some taste for knowledge or beauty, is rich in the unbought grace of life.

    Dr. Russell Kirk

  2. Braylord Cassady October 20, 2014 at 1:25 PM #

    http://www.thewardrobe.org

    And with Xmas en route, anybody up for SnapDragon?

  3. BFord November 19, 2015 at 9:13 AM #

    Dr. Kirk in the Wall Street Journal~

    http://www.wsj.com/articles/opening-of-the-american-mind-1447719869

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