Hidden message from 100 years ago
“In this rough work, there is no fame.
But here you see the Workman’s names.”
Albion Wright and Elmer Norton
April 29, 1922
It is one of those things that you are just dumbfounded to find. First, the Norton family is one of those iconic Vineyard names descended from a whaling captain.
You can read about Elmer Norton’s father Frank here. Frank L. Norton was a big deal. He employed around 85 skilled carpenters on the island and built the Edgartown Yacht Club.