Legendary Locals of Haverhill
Since Haverhill was first settled in 1640, its citizens have shown courage and determination to make it a better place to live. Many unique individuals have called Haverhill home, including Hannah Dustin, who was captured by and then avenged a group of Abenaki Indians; business pioneer Thomas Sanders, financial backer of Alexander Graham Bell; department store entrepreneur Rowland Macy; James Nichols, whose home Winnekenni Castle became one of Haverhill’s most famous landmarks; baseball star Carlos Pena; Gerald Ashworth, Olympic gold medalist; literary greats John Greenleaf Whittier and Andre Dubus; Archie Comics artist Bob Montana; screenwriter Harold Livingston; and rising star Christopher Golden. Movie mogul Louis B. Mayer and television personalities Tom Bergeron and Frank Fontaine, along with gardening legend James Crocket, all began their careers here. And Haverhill’s veterans who have gone into harm’s way to defend our country are not to be forgotten. This book is a tribute to them and all of Haverhill’s citizens boldly moving forward.
Arcadia Publishing
: 9781467100007
: Arcadia Publishing
: 12/05/2011
: Massachusetts
: Legendary Locals
: 200 Duotone
: 128
: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
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Christopher P. and Nancy S. Obert moved to Haverhill in 1982. They found Haverhill to be conveniently located to both of their families and a great place to raise a family. Today, Nancy works in Haverhill’s banking community, and Chris owns an independent publishing business in Haverhill.
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