Category: History

HUBBELL House Wins Accolade »

The HUBBELL House in Mantorville, Minnesota has been noted for the excellence of its fare since the 1800s and today it has been given its due. It has been recognized as the Best Landmark Restaurant in Minnesota by “The Official Best of “ organization. Read more about the restaurant and the Pappas family who have […]

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.

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 – […]

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, […]

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Connecticut Graves Finally Being Catalogued – Again »

If you have researched gravestones in Connecticut to find your Hubbell ancestors, you know what a help the Charles Hale Collection can be for locating older graves.  That is particularly true now as so many stones have eroded over time and become more difficult to read every day. Unfortunately, that work ended in 1934. To the […]

Bradley-Hubbell House »

The Bradley-Hubbell House in Easton, Connecticut is in the news again. It must be the spring cleaning urge that has reached New England again as they are planning a cleanup day this Saturday, May 14 from 9:00 till 12:00. Read more about it here: . They plan to have open houses every other Sunday through the […]

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