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Massachusetts History Books


Massachusetts local and regional history books feature vintage images of small towns and downtowns across the state. Each title celebrates the unique cultures and traditions of the 'The Bay State' through historical images and descriptive captions.

From the stories behind building Route 128 and the Mass Pike, to the legacy of Boston and Maine locomotives, trains, covered bridges, the cottage years on Martha's Vineyard, to the towns of Canton, Danvers, Lowell, New Bedford, Pleasure Island, and more, each book features stunning vintage images revealing the unique people, places, and events that make up the history of the great state of Massachusetts.


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1967 Red Sox: The Impossible Dream Season
1967 Red Sox: The Impossible Dream Season

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of Baseball
The Impossible Dream became a fitting moniker for the Boston Red Sox season of 1967, a summer that still evokes memories of a time that unit ...
Images of Baseball Available $21.99 9781467120937
1975 Red Sox: American League Champions
1975 Red Sox: American League Champions

$21.99 Reprinting
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of Baseball
The 1975 American League Champion Boston Red Sox squared off with the Cincinnati Reds in what is widely recognized as one of the best World ...
Images of Baseball Reprinting $21.99 9781467123136
A Brief History of Old Newbury: From Settlement to Separation
A Brief History of Old Newbury: From Settlement to Separation

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Brief History
In the first ten years of its settlement, the town of Newbury witnessed murders, kidnappings, earthquakes and a plague of caterpillars. The ...
Brief History Available $21.99 9781596294813
A Brief History of Wareham: The Gateway to Cape Cod
A Brief History of Wareham: The Gateway to Cape Cod

$19.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Brief History
Wareham, Massachusetts--the Gateway to the Cape--is a small town steeped in rich history. The Wampanoags, or People of the First Light," fir ...
Brief History Available $19.99 9781626194809
A Day in the Life of Hull: You Don't Have to Catch Fish to Go Fishin'
A Day in the Life of Hull: You Don't Have to Catch Fish to Go Fishin'

$19.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: American Chronicles
Hull's geography and powerful ties to the sea demand that people engage in certain maritime occupations, the hardship of which few outside t ...
American Chronicles Available $19.99 9781596291416
A Guide to Haunted New England: Tales from Mount Washington to the Newport Cliffs
A Guide to Haunted New England: Tales from Mount Washington to the Newport Cliffs

$14.99 Backordered
state: Massachusetts
series: Haunted America
Visitors and New England natives alike will see a new side of the region through Thomas D'Agostino's road trip guidebook. He captures the re ...
Haunted America Backordered $14.99 9781596295971
A Guide to Historic Plymouth
A Guide to Historic Plymouth

$19.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: History & Guide
An intimate tour through New England’s oldest community—the town where America literally began. Images and nutshell histories of the most ...
History & Guide Available $19.99 9781596292284
A History of Boston's Jewish North Shore
A History of Boston's Jewish North Shore

$19.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: American Heritage
Forced to flee the brutal pogroms of Europe, Jewish immigrants sought refuge in the beauty of Boston's North Shore. Drawing on their artisan ...
American Heritage Available $19.99 9781596296589
A History of Chowder: Four Centuries of a New England Meal
A History of Chowder: Four Centuries of a New England Meal

$16.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: American Palate
New England’s culinary history is marked by a varying array of chowders. Early forms were thick and layered, but the adaptability of this be ...
American Palate Available $16.99 9781609492595
A History of Howard Johnson's: How a Massachusetts Soda Fountain Became an American Icon
A History of Howard Johnson's: How a Massachusetts Soda Fountain Became an American Icon

$19.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: American Palate
Howard Johnson created an orange-roofed empire of ice cream stands and restaurants that stretched from Maine to Florida and all the way to t ...
American Palate Available $19.99 9781609494285
A History of Jewish Plymouth
A History of Jewish Plymouth

$19.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: American Heritage
Many visitors flock to Plymouth, Massachusetts, each year to view the historic landing spot of the Pilgrims. Three blocks from Plymouth Rock ...
American Heritage Available $19.99 9781609495114
A History of Longfellow's Wayside Inn
A History of Longfellow's Wayside Inn

$17.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Landmarks
Longfellow's Wayside Inn in Sudbury, Massachusetts, is the most venerable of all the old historic taverns still operating in America. Built ...
Landmarks Available $17.99 9781609493967
A History of Spiritualism and the Occult in Salem: The Rise of Witch City
A History of Spiritualism and the Occult in Salem: The Rise of Witch City

$19.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series:
Salem, Massachusetts, is the quintessential New England town, with its cobbled streets and strong ties to the sea. With the notoriety of the ...
Available $19.99 9781609495510
A History of the Boston Braves: A Time Gone By
A History of the Boston Braves: A Time Gone By

$19.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Sports
Boston has been a proud baseball town for over a century. For those lucky enough to have passed through the turnstiles of Braves Field, the ...
Sports Available $19.99 9781609498573
A History of the Falmouth Road Race: Running Cape Cod
A History of the Falmouth Road Race: Running Cape Cod

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Sports
The seven-mile Falmouth Road Race catapulted Cape Cod onto the running radar. Frank Shorter winning gold in the 1972 Olympic marathon inspir ...
Sports Available $21.99 9781626198944
A History of Vampires in New England
A History of Vampires in New England

$16.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series:
New England is rich in history and mystery. Numerous sleepy little towns and farming communities distinguish the region's scenic tranquility ...
Available $16.99 9781596299986
A History of Worcester: 1674-1848
A History of Worcester: 1674-1848

$22.99 Backordered
state: Massachusetts
series: Definitive History
Author Kenneth J. Moynihan chronicles the fascinating early history of this bustling junction town and offers readers a front-row view of Wo ...
Definitive History Backordered $22.99 9781596292345
A History Through Houses: Cape Cod's Varied Residential Architecture
A History Through Houses: Cape Cod's Varied Residential Architecture

$19.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series:
The rugged beauty of the Cape's landscape has been captured in writing since the days of Henry David Thoreau. Yet few mention the area's arc ...
Available $19.99 9781596299993
A Journey Through Boston Irish History
A Journey Through Boston Irish History

$21.99 Backordered
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
A Journey through Boston Irish History, the first comprehensive photographic record of Boston’s most conspicuous immigrant group, is the fru ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738589848
A Narrative of South Scituate-Norwell (1849-1963): Remembering Its Past and the World Around It
A Narrative of South Scituate-Norwell (1849-1963): Remembering Its Past and the World Around It

$19.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series:
Known for its storybook scenes along the North River, the town of Norwell, Massachusetts, was first incorporated as South Scituate in 1849. ...
Available $19.99 9781609490805
A Whaling Captain's Life: The Exciting True Account by Henry Acton for His, William
A Whaling Captain's Life: The Exciting True Account by Henry Acton for His, William

$12.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series:
A complete reproduction of the rare 1838 edition—reprinted for the first time in over one hundred years. This little volume was originally p ...
Available $12.99 9781596294172
Abington
Abington

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Postcard History
Once known to native inhabitants as Manamooskeagin, or "the land of many beavers," Abington became an important manufacturing and financial ...
Postcard History Available $21.99 9780738536071
Abington
Abington

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
Throughout Abington's history, its central location between Boston and Plymouth has been a vantage point that has been reflected in both wor ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738510286
Acton
Acton

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
Acton explores the town's exciting history from 1835 to 1985, a period that encompasses the transition of a rural farming community into the ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738509617
African Americans on Martha's Vineyard: From Enslavement to Presidential Visit
African Americans on Martha's Vineyard: From Enslavement to Presidential Visit

$19.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: American Heritage
African Americans of Martha's Vineyard have an epic history. From the days when slaves toiled away in the fresh New England air, through abo ...
American Heritage Available $19.99 9781596290693
Agawam and Feeding Hills
Agawam and Feeding Hills

$21.99 Reprinting
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
Founded by William Pynchon in 1635, Agawam was among the earliest settlements along the Connecticut River. Located on an early Colonial road ...
Images of America Reprinting $21.99 9780738504698
Agawam and Feeding Hills Revisited
Agawam and Feeding Hills Revisited

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
The second volume to chronicle Agawam’s rich history, Agawam and Feeding Hills Revisited pays close attention to the people who lived and wo ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738537542
Alice's Adventures in Cambridge
Alice's Adventures in Cambridge

$14.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series:
A complete reproduction of the rare 1913 parody, brought back to life for the first time in nearly one hundred years! For those of us, like ...
Available $14.99 9781596296053
Allston-Brighton in Transition: From Cattle Town to Streetcar Suburb
Allston-Brighton in Transition: From Cattle Town to Streetcar Suburb

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: American Chronicles
Allston-Brighton has a fascinating and unique past—a history so varied, so filled with twists and turns as to constitute a microcosm of our ...
American Chronicles Available $21.99 9781596292529
Along Massachusetts's Historic Route 20
Along Massachusetts's Historic Route 20

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Postcard History
Route 20 was named a federal highway in 1926, and for the first half of the 20th century, it was Massachusetts’s most important east­–west r ...
Postcard History Available $21.99 9780738592473
Amesbury
Amesbury

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Postcard History
Amesbury tells the story of an extraordinary town with an unusually broad manufacturing history. Settled eighteen years after the Pilgrims l ...
Postcard History Available $21.99 9780738511214
Amesbury
Amesbury

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
Incorporated in 1668, Amesbury was a significant mill town from its earliest beginnings, producing everything from textiles and carriages to ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738501772
Amherst and Hadley, Massachusetts
Amherst and Hadley, Massachusetts

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
Once part of Hadley, the town of Amherst is known the world over as the home of celebrated poet Emily Dickinson. This photographic portrait ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738562711
Amherst and Hadley: Through the Seasons
Amherst and Hadley: Through the Seasons

$21.99 Reprinting
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
Nestled deep in the Connecticut River Valley are Amherst and Hadley, two New England towns responsible for the inspiration of many classic p ...
Images of America Reprinting $21.99 9780738562728
Andover
Andover

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
Andover, geographically one of the largest townships in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, has a long and illustrious history. Founded more ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738562148
Andover in the Civil War: The Spirit and Sacrifice of a New England Town
Andover in the Civil War: The Spirit and Sacrifice of a New England Town

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Civil War Series
They departed Boston in August 1861 to a cheering crowd and the tune of John Brown's Body."? Though some of these Andover soldiers would not ...
Civil War Series Available $21.99 9781596294370
Antique Houses of Gloucester: The Families Who Built Them, the Mayor Who Moved Them and the Changing
Antique Houses of Gloucester: The Families Who Built Them, the Mayor Who Moved Them and the Changing

$29.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series:
In Antique Houses of Gloucester, author Prudence Fish delivers a masterful survey of Gloucester’s most compelling, puzzling and captivating ...
Available $29.99 9781596293731
Arlington
Arlington

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Then and Now
Incorporated in 1807 as West Cambridge, the rural town of Arlington adopted its name in 1867, just prior to emerging as a streetcar suburb o ...
Then and Now Available $21.99 9780738545424
Arlington
Arlington

$21.99 Backordered
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
Arlington, the first photographic history of this Massachusetts town ever produced, presents a unique look at its rich heritage and remarkab ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738590431
Arlington: Twentieth-Century Reflections
Arlington: Twentieth-Century Reflections

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
Arlington: Twentieth-Century Reflections celebrates the new millennium with a unique reflection of the last one hundred years in this dynami ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738504087
Armenians of Worcester
Armenians of Worcester

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
At the beginning of the twentieth century, millions of immigrants came to the United States in search of a better life and greater opportuni ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738504650
Around Great Barrington
Around Great Barrington

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Postcard History
Long before cell phones, Facebook, and e-mail, the penny postcard was an inexpensive, yet effective way to send brief thoughts and interesti ...
Postcard History Available $21.99 9780738574769
Around Orange
Around Orange

$21.99 Backordered
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
Located between the Quabbin Reservoir and the New Hampshire state line, Orange has developed from a sparsely-settled, agrarian countryside t ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738549200
Around Southwick
Around Southwick

$19.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
Life around the three Congamond Lakes from 1870 to 1940 is examined in Around Southwick, a new photographic history created for the Southwic ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738564241
Ashby
Ashby

$21.99 Not Yet Published
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
Ashby is located in the hills of central Massachusetts, along the New Hampshire border. The town was incorporated in 1767, initially growing ...
Images of America Not Yet Published $21.99 9781467123716
Ashland
Ashland

$19.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
The beginning of the exciting history of Ashland was rooted in the development of farms and mills to utilize the waters of the Sudbury River ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738508573
Assabet Mills: Maynard, Massachusetts
Assabet Mills: Maynard, Massachusetts

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
The sleepy town of Assabet Village woke up very quickly when the Assabet Mills was built in 1847. Dams were constructed on the river, millpo ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738502625
Assyrians of Eastern Massachusetts
Assyrians of Eastern Massachusetts

$19.99 Backordered
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
The widespread persecution of the Christian Assyrians by neighboring populations in the Ottoman Empire led to their immigration to the Unite ...
Images of America Backordered $19.99 9780738544809
Athol, Massachusetts
Athol, Massachusetts

$21.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Images of America
Nestled among the hills of Massachusetts, 70 miles west of Boston, Athol lies on the banks of the Millers River. First settled as “Pequoiag” ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738502632
Attack of the HMS Nimrod: Wareham and the War of 1812
Attack of the HMS Nimrod: Wareham and the War of 1812

$19.99 Available
state: Massachusetts
series: Military
On the morning of June 13, 1814, the British warship HMS Nimrod" attacked the town of Wareham, Massachusetts. As a center for shipbuilding a ...
Military Available $19.99 9781626194090

 
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