Quincy, Massachusetts [Postcard History Series]

Quincy, Massachusetts [Postcard History Series]


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Quincy, Massachusetts [Postcard History Series] by William J. Pepe, Elaine A. Pepe

Quincy is known as the “City of Presidents” and the “Granite City.” It is also known for its waterfront and the Fore River Shipyard. The city produced a president of the Continental Congress and two presidents of the United States. Quincy’s granite was used to build the Bunker Hill Monument, Minot Lighthouse, and other cherished buildings around the country. The city’s waterfront meanders for 27 miles, and its Fore River Shipyard is famous for manufacturing World War I and II warships. Residents proudly refer to Quincy as home. Quincy explores the many facets of Quincy life as they were uniquely expressed in an early-20th-century phenomenon: the postcard.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738555393
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 01/02/2008
Series: Postcard History Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 803,570
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

William J. and Elaine A. Pepe have been volunteers with local historical groups for over a decade. Both are members of the Quincy Historical Society and the South Shore Historical Society and served on the Weymouth Historical Commission. They have collected postcards and other memorabilia of South Shore communities for over 40 years and authored Weymouth, in the Postcard History Series.

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