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A brief history of Old Newbury :from settlement to separation /Bethany Groff.

Collection Type
Books
Variant Title
Old Newbury
Originator
Groff, Bethany.
Publication
Charleston, SC : History Press
Contents
To 1635 : pre-contact and exploration -- Arrival : first settlement, 1635 -- Working the land, gathering the church -- Autonomy : power over its own affairs -- The Passaconnaway Affair, 1642 -- Travel : roads and ferries -- Growth and change : a new town center, 1642-1646 -- Resettlement : land records from memory, 1646-1650 -- Civic order : keeping the peace -- Persecuting the Quakers -- Scandalous behavior -- Schism : Woodman v. Parker 1665-1675 -- King Philip's War and its aftermath -- The witch and the wizard, 1679 -- The port, Plum Island, and the poor -- Church and state -- Attack, 1695 -- Execution, 1701 -- Newbury militiamen in the field, 1700-1710 -- Dissenting dissenters : Anglican again -- Expansion and the great awakening -- Moses Titcomb at Louisburg, 1745 -- The end of an era : 1764 and after.
Date
2008.
Description
160 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-158) and index.
ISBN
1596294817
9781596294813
GUSN
284440
Call Number
Stacks F74.N53 G76 2008
Descriptive terms
Economic conditions.
History 17th century.
History 18th century.
Social conditions.
Places
Newbury (Mass.)

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