Marist Land History: Barnard and Bech Farm 6
Brother Philip Joseph, a retiree living in the Provincial House, in cassock and Brother Abelus, the gardener. Brother Abelus, a native of Canada, worked for over two decades as a carpenter on the property, including the extension of the MacPherson building. He then became the head gardener. A quiet may, he lived on campus during the 1960s, then transferred to Tyngsboro to live with other retured Brothers.
photo digitized from Kodak slides