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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-284440

Description

160 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

History 17th century.
History 18th century.
Social conditions.
Economic conditions.

Originator

Groff, Bethany.

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.

Publication

Charleston, SC : History Press

Description

160 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-158) and index.

ISBN

9781596294813
1596294817

Call Number

Stacks F74.N53 G76 2008

Places

Newbury (Mass.)

Variant Title

Old Newbury