D.R. Anthony married Anna Eliza Osborn in January 1864 in the Congregational Church (now known as the Federated Church) located on the same block Anna’s beautiful home that faced the sea. Continue reading
One of the most picturesque features of Martha’s Vineyard is the Campground Meeting area, which began in Oak Bluffs in 1835.
Martha’s Vineyard provided a setting for Anna Osborn Anthony’s upbringing that was both small town and major crossroads. Continue reading
Anna Eliza Osborn, at nineteen, married thirty-nine year-old Daniel Read Anthony. Only the basic facts and a few tantalizing glimpses remain of her.
Hearing about Susan’s westward-bound brothers, I began to wonder about their similarity to their famous sister. Who among their parents’ dinner guests inspired Susan, Daniel and Merritt to become such active proponents of reform? Continue reading