EPPING — Carol Harvey Clapp remembers the cold February night, in 1956, when her father Dan ran out of fuel while flying his small Aeronca airplane over Boston Harbor.He managed to land on a harbor island, built a fire to keep himself warm, and snacked on crackers from his pocket. His wife Louise, eight children and most of Epping worried through the night. The U.S. Coast Guard rescued him in the morning and took him to the mainland, claiming the island was too dangerous to […]

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