• Thornton Burgess

    Thornton Burgess

    Thornton Waldo Burgess (January 17, 1874 – June 5, 1965) was an American conservationist and author of children's stories. Burgess loved the beauty of nature and its living creatures so much that he wrote about them for 50 years in books and his newspaper column, Bedtime Stories. He was sometimes known as the Bedtime Story-Man. By the time he retired, he had written more than 170 books and 15,000 stories for the daily newspaper column.

  • Thornton W. Burgess House

    Thornton W. Burgess House

    The Thornton W. Burgess House is a historic house at 789 Main Street in Hampden, Massachusetts. Built between 1780 and 1784, it is a well-preserved vernacular house built by one of the area's early settlers, and was for many years home to children's author Thornton Burgess. The property is now owned by the Massachusetts Audubon Society, which uses it for staff housing. It is adjacent to the Society's Laughing Brook Wildlife Sanctuary. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.

  • William Thornton (Virginia burgess)

    William Thornton (December 20, 1717 – 1790) was a planter and public official in Colonial Virginia. Thornton served as member of the House of Burgesses for Brunswick County from 1756–68 and as justice of the county and of the quorum as early as 1760 and as late as 1774/5. Thornton was the great-grandson of William Thornton who arrived in Virginia from England as late as 1646 settling in Gloucester County, Virginia. He was through his paternal line a cousin of fellow burgesses, Francis Thornton of Spotsylvania, Presley Thornton of Northumberland, George Thornton of Spotsylvania, William Thornton of King George and William Thornton of Richmond County, Virginia.

  • Thornton W. Burgess Museum

    Thornton W. Burgess Museum was a museum in East Sandwich, Massachusetts dedicated to the conservationist and children's book author Thornton W. Burgess (1874–1965). The museum is reported closing as of 2013 due to lack of funds to acquire and maintain the property.

  • Thornton

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