Archive for July, 2011

HUBBELL, HUBBLE, See the Rubble »

We must be in Kansas because that rubble is intentional and it’s the handiwork of a Hubbell. One with a pretty good sense of humor and not a little skill in metal work.  On his sign he declares he’s a Hubbell, but on this website “HUBBLE Rubble” he seems to have morphed into a HUBBLE. […]

Did You Know? »

  The liberty ship ARTHUR M. HUBBELL was laying a transpacific cable between Hawaii and the West Coast when the scientists discovered an 11,000 foot “mountain” on the ocean floor. The mountain, lying northeast of Hawaii, was dubbed “Mount Hubbell”. -Twin Falls Times News 18 Dec 1957

HUBBELL Trading Post in the News Again »

John Lorenzo HUBBELL might have been surprised to see the changes that have occurred since he operated his trading post in Ganado, in Northern Arizona. Today the HUBBELL Trading Post is in the news once more concerning its operations there. More about this story can be found in this “National Parks Traveler” article.

Talented HUBBLE Carves Carousel Horses »

Ronnie HUBBLE has found the perfect subject to display his talent. He’s turned his skills to carving wooden horses for carousels to be enjoyed by the residents of Kingsport, Tennessee.  He is an example of yet another person who has found a project in retirement  allowing his skills to blossom once the time for them […]

Bradley- HUBBELL House Stays Busy »

If a house could wish for a way to spend its declining years it would surely want to be the Bradley-HUBBELL House in Easton, Connecticut. Once the place of families and bustling activity as early as the 1800s, it wouldn’t be surprising to see the house unoccupied and crumbling, or razed for a more modern structure. […]

HUBBELL Center Receives Susan Thompson Gift »

On July 14, 2011 the HUBBELL Center received a donation of family photographs, letters and artifacts from Susan Libby and John Thompson.  Susan is the granddaughter of Helen Eliza HUBBELL Seaton (4791), great-granddaughter of Herbert Porter HUBBELL (2607) and great-great-granddaughter of Philo Patterson HUBBELL (1182). We will be posting with descriptions of the collection – […]

Some HUBBELL in Everyone? Maybe »

The U.S. HUBs aren’t the only ones who have reunions, and this recent article was the announcement for the Canadian HUBs that was held yesterday, July 17, 2011 in Havelock, Ontario. The article is dated July 14 but I didn’t come across it till today – thank you Dorcas! We probably couldn’t have made it […]

Sheriff J.B. HUBBELL of Dodge County Featured »

J. B. HUBBELL who was the first sheriff of Dodge County, Minnesota was also the man who built HUBBELL House in Mantorville where THFHS members have gathered in the past to acknowledge his efforts.  An online article  in the Post Bulletin describes the Dodge County Fair exhibit on the history of law enforcement “created by Dodge County Historical Society director Cheryl Finnegan, […]

Message from the President June, 2011 »

Message from the President June, 2011 As his term of office drew to a close, THFHS president Hilbert Hubble paused to review the last four years and shared his perspectives on the Society’s progress during that time. This is what he offered: “Thoughts: When I became President of the Hubbell Family Historical Society, I had […]

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