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With Tyngsborough, the first photographic history of the town ever published, resident author Herbert Morton presents an affectionate look at this small New England community from the birth of photography through the 1970s. In these vintage images from years gone by, a peaceful, unharried, and yet industrious way of life is revealed. Hearty settlers along Tyngsborough's section of the Merrimack River built farms and small industries next to quiet homes, parks, and places of recreation. Mr. Morton's fascinating collection of images shows many homes of the colonial era, some of which have now faded away from all but photographic record and loving memory. The commercial and recreational centers of old Tyngsborough are also illustrated vividly in this historic work, reminding one of the town's integral role in the development of Massachusetts and nearby New Hampshire.
ISBN: 9780738589640
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Massachusetts
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Herbert Morton is a lifelong resident of Tyngsborough who writes a local interest and historical column in the Merrimack Journal. He is a member of the Tyngsborough-Dunstable Historical Society, whose photographic archives have provided many of the images in this collection.
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