Monthly Archives: February 2016

Restoration, full speed ahead

Workers from R. J. Doerr are set up for some serious work in the parlor of The John Updike Childhood Home (top) and living room (top middle). They have already reinstalled a dining room door that had been converted into … Continue reading

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Treasures found at John Updike Childhood Home

In the early ’40s, when John Updike was an adolescent growing up in Shillington, Pa., marbles were treasured by children who played a popular¬†game indoors or outdoors in which a circle was drawn or formed with string, and every child … Continue reading

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