BARTON â€“ An unnamed river, which is the central outlet to a 24-square-mile watershed highlighted by Crystal Lake and May Pond, was for over 140 years an energy source that resulted in the founding of â€śBarton Mills,â€ť now the Town of Barton. In a span of less than a quarter mile, the river serves as the outlet to Crystal Lake and cascades down a 90-foot vertical drop before emptying into the Barton River.
We have articles by Bruce James and Manfried Rieder Starhemberg, and photos by Christopher Roy, Ken Wells and Manfried of this weekend's Fall Foliage Festival. A little of everything in Monday's Newport Daily Express for Sept. 30, 2013.
Look for us Tuesday for photos and results from the Duck Regatta.