by Richard A. Duffy


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Arlington, the first photographic history of this
Massachusetts town ever produced, presents a unique
look at its rich heritage and remarkable transformations.
From sleepy nineteenth-century village to renowned center
of mills and market gardens, from elegant summer resort to
flourishing commuter suburb of Boston, the many facets of
Arlington's growth come alive through the fascinating images
in this volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781531660857
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 08/01/1997
Pages: 130
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

Local historian and author Richard A. Duffy, an officer of the Arlington Historical Society and a commissioner on the Arlington Historical Commission, has crafted a thoughtfully composed and well-documented work. Casting a broad net across several public and private sources, he has drawn together a remarkable variety of photographs that capture the vibrancy of each era. The vast majority of the images used in Arlington have never before been published, including rare daguerreotypes and "magic lantern" slides. Mr. Duffy, popular lecturer and award-winning author of articles on local history, has created a book that will captivate both lifelong residents and first-time visitors. His authoritative text will certainly prove a valuable reference for generations to come.

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