History of the town of Gloucester, Cape Ann

including the town of Rockport.
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Proctor Brothers , Gloucester [Mass.]
Gloucester (Mass.) -- History, Gloucester (Mass.) -- Genealogy, Rockport (Mass. : Town) -- Hi
StatementBy John J. Babson.
GenreGenealogy.
SeriesAmerican culture series -- 456.12.
ContributionsChandler, Samuel, 1713-1775.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 610 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17485239M
OCLC/WorldCa6750252

History of the town of Gloucester, Cape Anne, including the town of Rockport by Babson, John James, [from old catalog]; Chandler, Samuel, [from old catalog]Pages: History of the Town of Gloucester: Cape Ann Paperback – February 4, by John James Babson (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

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23), our author makes mention "of a sea-serpent, or snake, that lay quoiled up like a cable upon a rock at Cape Ann. A boat passing by with English aboard, and two Indians, they would have shot the serpent: but the Indians disswaded them ; saying, that, if he were not kill'd outright, they would be all in danger of their lives.

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Pringle,Published by the author edition. conquer the sea ever since, often at their peril, many times to their end. (History of Newbury, Newburyport and West Newbury by Joshua Coffin, reprint of edition publishêd by S.

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All reviews fun hike great hiking fascinating history beautiful park few hours reservoir paths strewn rocks teb4s wrote a review Mar Boston, Massachusetts 72 contributions 45 helpful votes4/5(52). “In the s, the area and its named piqued the interest of Gloucester Daily Times editor Charles E.

Mann, who documented its history and interviewed ‘sweet-faced old ladies’ and ‘men with whitened locks’ to produce a slender little volume titled In the Heart of Cape Ann or the Story of Dogtown.

Joshua Slocum embarks from Gloucester on the first solo round-the-world voyage in the "Spray". North Shore Arts Association is founded, the largest collection of art by Cape Ann artists exhibited in the history of New England.

Many members become internationally recognized including Fitz Hugh Lane and Winslow Homer. History of the town and city of Gloucester, Cape Ann, Massachusetts Genealogy Gophers.

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HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF GLOUCESTER, CAPE ANN, INCLUDING THE TOWN OF ROCKPORT Author Babson, John Book condition Used Quantity available 1 Edition First edition Binding Hardcover Publisher Procter Brothers Place of Publication Gloucester Date published Keywords U.S. History;Book Edition: First Edition.

Roger Babson’s chapter on Dogtown in his Cape Ann Tourist’s Guide (Gloucester: Cape Ann Community League ) and Thomas Dresser’s Dogtown: A Village Lost in Time (Franconia NH: Thorn Books ) provide detailed and interesting sketches of many of these residents.

At the beginning of the 20th Century, Cape Ann was a popular destination for tourists. Gloucester's grand hotels were the subject of "The Summer Hotel Guide," published in Images and text are available through : "This little book will rejoice in the thought that it has accomplished its mission if in interesting you in.

Principal local histories of Cape Ann consulted for this chapter and throughout this book include John Wingate Thornton’s The Landing at Cape Ann; John Babson’s History of the Town of Gloucester, Cape Ann: Including the Town of Rockport and the Notes and Additions to the History of Gloucester published in ; Herbert Adams.

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History of the town of Gloucester, Cape Anne, including the town of Rockport. by John James Babson. Published by Procter brothers in Gloucester, Massachusetts, Pages: Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for History of the Town of Gloucester, Cape Ann: Including the Town of Rockport (Pap at the best online.

History of the Town of Gloucester: Cape Ann by John James Babson Paperback | Nabu Press | Pub. Date: ISBN: | ISBN History Early History. Once known as the Common Settlement, the area later known as Dogtown is divided between the city of Gloucester and the town of Rockport. Dogtown was first settled inand according to legend the name of the settlement came from dogs that women kept while their husbands were fighting in the American Revolution.

The community grew to be 5 square miles, and was an County: Essex. John J. Babson's History of the Town of Gloucester was published by Procter Brothers in It provides a brief biography of Lane as well as indicates that Lane drew some of the illustrations for the book; it is unclear whether he drew all or just some.

"Mr. Lane was born Dec. 18,   Cape Ann is delineated by a city and three towns. Rockport clings to the easternmost part of Cape Ann.

Neighboring Gloucester, the great fishing city, occupies the rest of what amounts to a. This small museum does not have much, but it would be good for kids. If you want a good museum overview of the area go to the Cape Ann Historical Museum elsewhere in Gloucester.

The natural history exhibits were not too interesting, the sailing history was not great, either. /5(67). Articles published in Cape Ann Advertiser concerning Gloucester’s role in the Civil War.

Compiled by John J. Babson for Massachusetts Historical Society * Early Massachusetts Records Vol (beginning in ): Minutes to town meetings and miscellany of town items including lists of inhabitants, copies of contracts, impounded animals, etc.The entirety of Cape Ann lies within Essex ed by the city of Gloucester, the nexus of the local fishing industry, other towns on Cape Ann include Rockport, at the tip of the cape, and the towns of Essex and Manchester-by-the-Sea, which are located where Cape Ann joins the mainland.

Local culture. At the end of Cape Ann, and splitting Gloucester into two parts, is the Annisquam y: United States.Gloucester, Massachusetts: Lanes Cove to Sandy Bay Land Grants /8 () Gloucester & Rockport Burials Inscribed on Gravestones () Gloucester Town Records Vol.

2 Index () History of Gloucester, Cape Ann, including the town of Rockport by John J. Babson () History of the Town and City of Gloucester, Cape Ann.