Listen: Wayne Crounse, a family history at the foot of the Helderbergs

The Enterprise — H. Rose Schneider
Holding history in his hands, Wayne Crounse opens a Bible from the 1700s that lists, in fine German script, his ancestors. 


Wayne Crounse plans to pass along an inherited tome listing his ancestors — with the corners of the embossed leather cover so worn, they were reinforced with metal — to his son, who will pass it in turn to his grandson. The Bible belonged to Frederick Crounse, born in 1716, who came to the New World, from Germany, and settled with his wife in Guilderland at the foot of the Helderergs. In this week’s podcast Crounse shares his family’s rich history — humorous stories as well as deep insights.

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