Princeton, Massachusetts: A History of its Villages

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Nestled at the foot of Wachusett Mountain, Princeton has come a long way since the days when cows outnumbered its citizens. Today, within its small circumference, the town boasts four nationally registered historical districts. With an array of styles from Colonial to Greek Revival, Richardsonian to Romanesque, its distinguished architectural landscape serves as a lasting reminder of the town's many transitions. Anderson, Dubman and Fiandaca document Princeton's growth from eighteenth-century agrarian community to turn-of-the-century summer resort.
ISBN: 9781596296312
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Massachusetts
Series: Brief History
Images: 87
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Joyce Anderson, Chair of the Commission, has been a resident of Princeton since 1981 and Chair since 1997. She has worked to catalog and recognize Princeton's historical buildings and homes. She is also a member of Princeton Historical Society and Preservation Worcester. This is the second book that Joyce has written about Princeton. Alexandra Fiandaca, Vice Chair of the Princeton Historical Society, was educated as a scientist and spent 14 years in the biotechnical industry. She is a member of the Princeton Cultural Council, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the Association for Gravestone Studies. Sheila Dubman has had a 30-year career in educational consulting and software marketing. She is Acquisitions Editor for Birkhauser Publishing.
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