Souvenirs Tell Stories — Part 7: The Rocking Chair

Photo by Jim LaBate

As the Saratoga Race Course opens again today in upstate New York, I recall a souvenir that came indirectly into our home from that racetrack. On the surface, this rocking chair looks much like many other rocking chairs that sit in living rooms or bedrooms all across America. However, this particular rocker holds an especially memorable place in our family lore because of the unlikely event that led to…

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