The fifty stories in this charming collection--part history, part reminiscence--recall Belchertown's days as "the Detroit of the carriage industry" and as a genteel summer haven from urban life, while acknowledging the changes brought by the coming of the Belchertown State School and by the dislocation of four nearby communities for the Quabbin Reservoir. Snug in the heart of the Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, Belchertown has a rich past, and old-timers and newcomers alike will enjoy the warmth and wit of this ...

Belchertown: Bits of History 2007, History Press (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9781596292642

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