Splinters of the Past



By Alex Fowler

Born from the desire to learn the history of his own home, Splinters from the Past grew from Fowler's fascination with the historic documents he found – the "splinters of the
past" that turned houses into homes and names into real people. This one-of-a-kind work highlights homes in Boonton, Boonton Township, Montville, Denville, and Parsippany-Troy

Alex Fowler was born in Hopkinsville, KY, and served as a member of the technical staff for Bell Telephone Laboratories. He became interested in house when he moved into the (then) 200- year-old Miller Kingsland house in Boonton. Mr. Fowler was a founding member and board president of Morris County Historical Society. His seminal work was published by MCHS in