The spell of the Nemasket River steamboats, the struggle of Middleborough's women to achieve the vote, a 1920s-era sex scandal at East Middleborough, the travails of Middleborough's early Irish and Chinese immigrants, a tragic boating accident on Long Pond, the early police department's obsession with liquor laws, the majestic animals of the Nemasket Elk Range and the excitement of Victorian-era roller polo and baseball are among the tales gathered here from two decades of Recollecting Nemasket.
Recollecting Nemasket: Twenty Years of Historical Writing
Author: Michael J. Maddigan
Publisher: Recollecting Nemasket, 2017
Paperback, 242 pages, illustrations (b/w), 6 x 9 inches