Just a little over an hour away from Niagara Falls is the village of Fredonia in the town of Pomfret. One side of my mom’s family settled there before 1820. My 3x great grandmother died in 1845 and is buried there. So we made the short trip over and “we” (meaning Kim) did the laundry while I walked the cemeteries with the help of Ann, the local cemetery administrator.

But first we stopped on the American side of the Falls.


Ezra Thompson was only one of the dead relatives I was able to visit.

When we stooped for gas on the way out of town I spotted my favorite discount tool store,