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2. Photo of Mayor Bossy Gillis’s grave from a few angles and approximate location within St Mary’s Cemetery on Storey Ave..  I need this for a future post!   You can upload it or email me questions at nbptma.com.  Thank you!

1. Who can photograph the gravesite of Duncan Chase the “‘I’m a Cool Cool Cat!”?  Locate It

Photo credit will be given.

Thank you JOHN FROST for photographing the tombstone of the Coolest Cat In Town!

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Duncan Chase Old Hill Burying Ground

Duncan Chase Old Hill Burying Ground

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7 Responses to “Wanted”

  1. Kerri-Lee [Eaton] Berry on August 6th, 2010 at 3:01 pm

    Melvin Russell use to chase the girls around and say I want to Buck you in the bushes!!!! he was scary when you were little but as you got older you realized he was harmless. And I and My son was born In the anna jaques hospital,almost in the same room 22 years apart. Love me some N.B.P.T> another quote that all the hippies who hung in front of the ymca was LOVE is the word!!!!

  2. Jim Nicholson on May 15th, 2012 at 1:37 pm

    Hi Shawn,

    I saw you were looking for some images of Bossy Gillis. Fred Elwell has a nice page along with pics at findagrave.com

    http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=84711824

    take care, Jim

  3. Shawn G - Moderator on May 25th, 2012 at 5:14 pm

    Hi Jim I will check it out!

  4. Karon on August 16th, 2013 at 11:48 pm

    Oh my goodness! I just saw this and am psyched that Duncan got a nice grave stone. I have fond memories of Duncan breaking the jewelry store window in the winter so he would get arrested and be put in a ‘warm’ jail cell during the winter. What a sweet drunk he was. Thanks for posting this!!! Duncan will always be a ‘Cool cat!’ in my book.

  5. MARK EALY on July 13th, 2014 at 11:37 pm

    wow wow wow iam a kool kool cat i rember Duncan chase in my living room when i was akid i rember the day he died hooly shit iam soo touched by this i have some old photos of nbpt i grew up at 78 wáter Street across from mass elctric i live in mexico now i close my eyes and see the wáter front hanging at joppa flats digging clams i rember when the where building the wáter treatment plant and digging old bean pots out and playing at the tannery in the leatherpiles from mark ealy email at mark ealy.me@gmail.com

  6. Cathleen Schoepflin (Cathy) on September 25th, 2017 at 9:21 pm

    I remember the interesting character Christopher Michael. That was all I knew of his name as I was probably 9 or 10 years old, but you just knew he was an artist of some sort and, well, interesting. I have a copy of a book of poems that he wrote that my mother gave to me, blue cover, A Deluge of Stars…

    I met Edward Connery Latham when my mother, Alice Schoepflin/Frantz, was working in Scott Jackson’s gallery. Mr. Latham was so tall, lanky and dapper wearing a tweedish jacket and pant and a clever tie of maybe the bow-type. He was the editor of a collection of his friend Robert Frost’s poems – I will always cherish that memory of this regal old gentleman and his connection to Robert Frost. Scott Jackson painted his portrait, so lovely (as all of Scott’s work is!)

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