For anyone new to podcasting, voice-over or other creative audio production, I have re-recorded my first episode as an example of the enormous improvement in my media presence and delivery. As the original Compact Case episode remains on this feed, the two can serve as a A/B review of my first recording and this one some 5 years later. I hope it encourages you to continue your creative journey. I would like to recognize and thank, Stan Shields, Jordan Rich, Candy O’Terry and Liz Brunner for their mentorship and so readily sharing their invaluable expertise with me.
Never stop creating. May you bring the lost to the light!
In this episode, I will examine how 2 lost and lifeless objects are woven into a compelling story about a resilient family of immigrants, the local breeding of the strongest work animals in America and how together, they helped build one of the greatest civil engineering projects in the history of New England and the world.
Credits: The building of the dam was researched from the book, “Wachusett: How Boston’s 19th Quest for Water Changed Four Towns and a Way of Life” by Eamon McCarthy Earls –published by Via Appia Press, Franklin MA 2010. Primary source documents included “A History and Biography of the Family of Thomas Flanagan and Mary McNicholas Flanagan” a memoir written by Mary Flanagan Heinrich and “Thomas Flanagan: An Irish Immigrant” by the Flanagan’s Great, Great, Great Granddaughter, Charlotte Heinrich.
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