1816 — Vermont to New York
Walked with brother, Phineas, from Vermont toSpringfield, NY area. After sixteen days, arrived in Oct 1816. 1816 was known as the Year Without Summer due to volcanic ash. 10 APR 1815 Mt Tambora in Indonesia erupted, In June, ponds froze and snow created 20" drifts in Danville, VT. Chopping by the job was their first business. Kept "batchelors'hall" in the woods.