West Roxbury (Images of America Series)

West Roxbury (Images of America Series)

by Anthony Mitchell Sammarco

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West Roxbury (Images of America Series) by Anthony Mitchell Sammarco


West Roxbury, located along the scenic Charles River, is a community of tree-lined streets and panoramic views, which has undergone tremendous changes since its incorporation as a town in 1851. Formerly known as “Westerly” or “South Street,” West Roxbury has grown from a largely rural area, accessible only by train, into a charming neighborhood of Victorian homes that still offers many of the same advantages that attracted people a century ago—the quietness of small town life, with the attractions of big city living just a short distance away. West Roxbury is also the former home of Brook Farm, a utopian community founded by Reverend Ripley. Brook Farm was a center of literary achievement that attracted such foremost thinkers of the nineteenth century as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Horace Greeley.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738534596
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 04/01/2004
Series: Images of America Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 127
Sales rank: 1,307,005
Product dimensions: 6.58(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.31(d)

About the Author


Through powerful text and images, Boston historian Anthony Mitchell Sammarco shows the many changing faces of West Roxbury through the decades, creating a compelling visual history of this Massachusetts town.

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