An Early History of Malden

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Settled in the 1640s and originally a part of Charlestown, Malden grew over two centuries into a thriving residential and manufacturing city. Meet fiery revolutionary Peter Thacher and Malden industrialist and philanthropist Elisha Converse. Explore the details of the first bank robbery homicide in the United States. Learn about Malden's instructions for independence, which predated the Declaration of Independence. Delve into the suspicion and intrigue surrounding the infamous murder of Frank Converse. Author Frank Russell brings to life the first 250 years of Malden history.
ISBN: 9781467139410
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Massachusetts
Series: Brief History
Images: 50
Pages: 144
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Frank F. Russell is a lifelong Malden resident. He graduated from Malden High School and earned a BA in history from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a JD from Suffolk University Law School. He is a former member of the Malden School Committee. He has served on several boards of community organizations. He is a past president of the Malden Historical Society, where he continues to edit its newsletter. He is the father of two children, Madison and Edwin.
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