The history of the town of Boylston is a template of the rural New England lifestyle. Now, using many never-before-seen photographs, Boylston brings us the story of its agricultural roots, short-lived textile industry, the town s near destruction with the building of the Wachusett Reservoir, and the transition into a bedroom town. The people of Boylston lie at the heart of the town s history. From the town s Tory, religious leadership during the Revolutionary War, to John Bartholomew Gough, well-known Temperance lecturer ...

Boylston 1999, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738503349

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