The Wells Family: Founders of The American Optical Company and Old Sturbridge Village

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Dive into the story of how The American Optical Company and Old Sturbridge Village were founded.   Both were founded by the Wells family of Southbridge, MA with Old Sturbridge Village opening in the 1940's.  As a family, the Wells Family made genuine contributions to their country - but never in their own name. Such was their New England reticence.  

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  • Pages: 235 pages
  • Published By: Old Sturbridge Village 
  • Author: Ruth Dyer Wells
  • Dimensions: approx. 8.5" x 1" x 11"
  • Paperback 
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