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Lost History of the North Shore: Little Known Tales From Massachusetts

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The North Shore of Massachusetts has historic sites, pristine beaches, hallowed halls, Salem witches, famous pirates, and creative inventors. Explore the little-known history that makes the North Shore great.

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PA soft cover New English. Discover information about the first American naval battle, great escapes in the middle of the night, and many historic tidbits that don't often ... appear in textbooks. These and many other curiosities occurred within Massachusetts's North Shore. Step back in time and learn about hidden histories in the Bay State. Discover who flew the first planes in Massachusetts, why the Puritans didn't establish a city in the region, and how a lighthouse lost its battle with the sea. The North Shore has these and other historic sites, pristine beaches, and hallowed halls. Explore the little-known history that makes it great. Index 6" x 9" 30 b/w photos. Read more Show Less

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The North Shore of Massachusetts has historic sites, pristine beaches, hallowed halls, Salem witches, famous pirates, and creative inventors. Explore the little-known history that makes the North Shore great.

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Boston's North Shore features scenic beaches, but so much more. Christopher Forest's engaging popular history shows that over the past four centuries, the locale has hosted pirates, patriots, inventors, witches, and their tormentors; not to mention an impressive number of ghosts, wayward spirits, and other interlopers. Resonant readings for local history buffs.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764335686
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 10/28/2010
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Christopher Forest is a teacher and writer from Massachusetts. The author of several books, he likes to read, take walks, play guitar, and spend time with his family.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Chapter 1 Beverly 8

Chapter 2 Boxford 17

Chapter 3 Danvers 22

Chapter 4 Essex 39

Chapter 5 Gloucester 43

Chapter 6 Hamilton 56

Chapter 7 Haverhill 58

Chapter 8 Ipswich 64

Chapter 9 Lynn 66

Chapter 10 Manchester-by-the-Sea 76

Chapter 11 Marblehead 80

Chapter 12 Middleton 87

Chapter 13 Nahant 89

Chapter 14 Newbury 92

Chapter 15 Newburyport 94

Chapter 16 Rockport 100

Chapter 17 Salem 106

Chapter 18 Salisbury 142

Chapter 19 Swampscott 144

Chapter 20 Topsfield 147

Chapter 21 Wenham 150

Resources 154

Index 160

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