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At the dawn of the age of photography, Southampton was well established and had been settled for 125 years. Having grown tremendously from its original 30 families into a fully operating farming and milling community, Southampton contained a wide variety of subjects to inspire the skilled photographers present in the area at the time.
ISBN: 9780738590035
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Massachusetts
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Southampton celebrates and brings to life the memories of an earlier era through an exquisite collection of images. Local historians Ted and Maxine Hendrick share their affection for Southampton in this engaging pictorial history and offer entertaining and informative captions to enhance the story behind each image. Included in the collection are images of the industrial growth in Southampton, from the railroad that replaced the shortlived New Haven and Northampton Canal to the advent of electricity and telephone systems. The images of noted local photographers Fred Judd and the Howes Brothers are included in Southampton through the generosity and efforts of the Southampton Historical Society. In celebration of a community bound to tradition and focused on family, this volume is a living reminder of yesteryear. Join the Hendricks in this preservation of a legacy that is sure to be enjoyed by future generations.
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