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The Great Boston Fire: The Inferno That Nearly Incinerated the City Cover Image
ISBN: 9781493054985
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - March 15th, 2022

The 1872 Great Boston Fire was barely contained after two days of spreading rapidly across the city, becoming one of the most expensive fire disasters in America. Stephanie Schorow, a seasoned Boston veteran, masterfully recounts the stories and heroics surrounding the fire, those which have all been slowly forgotten by the public.

Moon 52 Things to Do in Boston: Local Spots, Outdoor Recreation, Getaways Cover Image
ISBN: 9781640495333
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Published: Moon Travel - March 8th, 2022

From that South End gallery you haven’t visited yet to the mountain getaway you keep meaning to plan, experience something new right here at home with Moon 52 Things to Do in Boston.

  • Cool things to do in and around the city: Stroll over to the Rose Kennedy Greenway or rent a kayak on the Charles.

Vermont Almanac, Volume II Cover Image
By Virginia Barlow (Editor)
ISBN: 9781792372216
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Published: For the Land Publishing - December 1st, 2021

The Vermont Almanac is organized by month, and provides a year’s worth of stories, data, illustrations, and photography. Each beautifully bound edition records the prior year’s weather, trends in agriculture, changes in the forest, and developments in the rural economy.

Restless Spirits and Popular Movements: A Vermont History Cover Image
ISBN: 9781935052739
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Published: White River Press - November 1st, 2021

What is the Vermont Way?

The term has been used to describe everything from the traditional way of making maple syrup to an ability to create something out of nothing. But this small state's story is also the tale of rebellious individuals and collective outbursts, people and moments that have forged a unique path, preserving traditions while changing with the times.

I Could Hardly Keep from Laughing: An Illustrated Collection of Vermont Humor Cover Image
By Don Hooper, Bill Mares, Jeff Danziger (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781578690602
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Published: Rootstock Publishing - December 7th, 2021

With brand new cartoons by Don Hooper, and a foreword by Jeff Danziger, I Could Hardly Keep from Laughing is a potpourri of art and words documenting how Vermont humor has evolved over 150 years. While re-telling some stories from previous collections, the authors gather together more than a dozen modern humorists in this exuberant, charming, and affectionate history of Vermont humor.

Got Warrants?: Dispatches from the Dooryard Cover Image
ISBN: 9781608937684
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Published: Down East Books - October 1st, 2021

For the hundreds of thousands of followers of the Bangor, Maine, Police Department on social media, the Got Warrants? feature brings a regular dose of levity. Pulled straight from daily reports, these short interludes provide a welcome spin on the standard police log. Collected here is a fresh batch of all-true police-related hijinks.

Mighty Storms of New England: The Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Blizzards, and Floods That Shaped the Region Cover Image
ISBN: 9781493043507
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - October 21st, 2021

The New England landscape has long been battered by some of the most intense weather in the United States. The region breeds one of the highest concentrations of meteorologists in the country for a reason. One can experience just about anything except a dust storm.

America's Eden: Newport Landscapes Through the Ages Cover Image
ISBN: 9781911282501
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Published: Giles - January 4th, 2022

In 1789, Jedidiah Morse described Newport and its environs as the "Eden of America" in the First Geography of the United States.

Moon New England Road Trip: Seaside Spots, Majestic Mountains & Fall Foliage, Cozy Getaways (Travel Guide) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781640495012
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Published: Moon Travel - November 23rd, 2021

From the misty mountains in Maine to the coastal charms of Cape Cod, there's no shortage of adventure in New England: Get ready to hit the road with Moon New England Road Trip.

A History of Boston in 50 Artifacts Cover Image
ISBN: 9781684580781
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Published: Brandeis University Press - September 22nd, 2021

A new edition of a bestselling book looking at the history of Boston through fifty artifacts.
Joseph M. Bagley, the city archaeologist of Boston, uncovers a fascinating hodgepodge of history—from ancient fishing grounds to Jazz Age red-light districts—that will surprise and delight even longtime residents.

Maine's Hail to the Chief: A History of Presidential Visits to the Pine Tree State Cover Image
ISBN: 9781684750122
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Published: Down East Books - October 15th, 2021

A visit from the President of the United States always brings with it excitement. In Maine, perhaps part of that excitement stems from the fact that presidents rarely visit the state-only 18 of the 45 presidents have visited Maine in the nation's 244-year history. Many of these visits came at significant points in a presidency; and some visits had controversy, conflict, and ironic twists.

Not For Tourists Guide to Boston 2022 Cover Image
ISBN: 9781510765078
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Published: Not For Tourists - November 2nd, 2021

With details on everything from Bunker Hill to Central Square, this is the only guide a native or traveler needs.

The Not For Tourists Guide to Boston is a map-based, neighborhood-by-neighborhood guidebook for already street-savvy Bostonians, business travelers, and tourists alike.