Articles on this website come from many different sources. Many articles by Rich Church and Karen Tolman first appeared on the Nelson website managed by the library ( Others were written for the Grapevine, Nelson’s community newsletter (print). And some were (and are still in the process of being) transcribed from older books, diaries, etc. We’ve organized the articles into categories, with most articles having multiple categories. Explore by clicking on any of the categories below.

Please contact us if you have ideas for additional articles.