Goffstown Reborn: Transformations ofa New England Town

Goffstown Reborn: Transformations ofa New England Town

by Elizabeth Dubrulle
     
 

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Like many rural New England towns, Goffstown has suffered agrarian hardships, sent soldiers off to war, experienced fluctuating demographics and produced larger-than-life leaders, such as Governor David L. Morril and Samuel Blodget. Throughout the twentieth century's great waves of industry, tourism and shifting social values, Goffstown has cultivated a special

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Like many rural New England towns, Goffstown has suffered agrarian hardships, sent soldiers off to war, experienced fluctuating demographics and produced larger-than-life leaders, such as Governor David L. Morril and Samuel Blodget. Throughout the twentieth century's great waves of industry, tourism and shifting social values, Goffstown has cultivated a special knack for reinvention and earned a sterling reputation for friendliness. From eighteenth-century border disputes to the first Old Home Day; from the Saint Anselm College fire to the Pumpkin Regatta, over three hundred years' worth of Goffstown's history springs to life with Dubrulle's deft touch.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596296497
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
11/27/2009
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,171,796
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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