Rick Church has contributed extensively to the research and illumination of Nelson’s past. Many of his articles originally appeared on townofnelson.com, the website maintained by the Olivia Rodham Memorial Library.
Our neighbor Bill Dunn was out exploring with his metal detector the other day. After exploring a cellar hole he was returning home, with the machine still turned on, he got a signal of something just northeast of his house. The site seems to be the outline of a rectangular building about 12 x 18’. [...]