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Carlton Brownell on Oct. 8, 2009, at the entrance to the library which bears his family’s name, that he visited almost daily for years, and on whose board he served as chairman for 56 years.

Carlton Brownell: Little Compton bids farewell to its historian

Carlton Brownell: Little Compton bids farewell to its historian

LITTLE COMPTON — Carlton Coggeshall Brownell’s passing on Feb. 6, 2013, has become a part of Little Compton’s history. We asked a few of the many who knew him for a few Carlton Brownell memories (for much more about his many contributions to his hometown, see page 14) … • Beth Ryan, director of the

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