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A Storied Past

Philip D. Zimmerman, A Storied Past:  Collections of Historic Odessa (Odessa, Delaware:  Historic Odessa Foundation and Rowman & Littlefield, 2023).

Using rich archival and genealogical sources, noted scholar Philip D. Zimmerman brings to light for the first time an extraordinary array of decorative and fine arts from the collection at the Historic Odessa Foundation.  This well-documented group of family objects provides an intimate glimpse of the daily life of members of the Corbit and Wilson families in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries and also sheds light on the history of Odessa and the larger region.