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Looking back with Eleanor Parkhurst : Chelmsford, Massachusetts / edited by Judy Buswick.

Parkhurst, Eleanor. (Author). Buswick, Judy, 1945- (Added Author). Greene, Robert (Added Author). Carman, Sue. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: xvii, 161 p. : ill ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Lowell, Mass. : DS Graphics, c2009.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Introduction to Eleanor: Talk to your elders while you can / Robert Greene -- Eleanor Parkhurst : a life devoted to helping others / Sue Carman ; Opening thoughts: Mysteries abound at Old Cranberry Bog -- Illuminations ; Those who came before : From pasture to pulpit -- Judge Josiah Gardner Abbott -- Acadians in Chelmsford -- The school nurse -- The captain's terrace -- First woman on the school committee -- Seeing the larger picture : Rev. John Fiske -- July 4 marks the death of a Chelmsford minute man : who was Moses Parker? -- Chelmsford : rock solidat [sic] the battle of Bunker Hill -- A birthday forthe purple beech -- Account books reflect Fletcher the man ; Livelihoods : Chelmsford lime -- The saw mill -- The blacksmith -- A dialogue between man and the old tall clock -- Clarke School for the Deaf -- Saying goodbye to the Chelmsford Ginger Ale building -- Cider's sweet and sour story -- "Brimstone Corner" got its name from matches -- Art of using a mower's scythe survies -- Era of peddlers is gone, nearly forgotten -- High school graduation wasn't always such a major event -- A walk through history ; Four seasons : The ghost of Christmas past -- When winter was always welcomed -- A sleigh ride into winters past -- Patriots' day thoughts -- Despite the yearly change in date, Patriots' day deserves our respect -- The spring greening of Chelmsford -- Evolution of the July celebration -- A time when summers were different -- Hurricane of '38 came in September -- Hallowe'en past and present ; Closing thoughts : You are now entering "Chemsfud" -- "Village" attitude prevents unity -- Restoring banner would preserve our rich history -- Mystery defines cane's history ; Index.
Summary, etc.: Collected stories of local history published in conjunction with The Chelmsford Independent and The Chelmsford Historical Society.

Available copies

  • 5 copies at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium. (Show)
  • 5 copies at Chelmsford. (Show)
  • 4 copies at Chelmsford Main Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Collection Status Due Date
Chelmsford Main Library 974.44/Park/Pb (Text) Non-Fiction Available -
Chelmsford Main Library 974.44/Park/Pb (Text) Non-Fiction Available -
Chelmsford Main Library Hist/Coll/974.44/Park/2009/Pb (Text) Local History Available -
Chelmsford Main Library Ref/Desk/974.44/Park/2009/Pb (Text) At Information Desk Available -
Subject: Abbott, Josiah Gardner.
Fiske, John, 1601-1677
Fletcher, Oliver.
Sheehan, Mary E.
Park, Celia B.
Parker, Moses
Clarke School for the Deaf (Northampton, Mass.)
Chelmsford Ginger Ale Co. (Chelmsford, Mass.)
New England Hurricane, 1938
Boston Post canes > History.
Chelmsford (Mass.)
Forefathers Burying Ground (Chelmsford, Mass.)

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