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It’s time to brush up on some local history

This land is their land : the Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the troubled history of Thanksgiving by Silverman, David J.
John Adams under fire : the founding father's fight for justice in the Boston Massacre murder trial by Abrams, Dan
Bunker Hill : a city, a siege, a revolution by Philbrick, Nathaniel.
Ten Hills Farm : the forgotten history of slavery in the North by Manegold, C. S.
Massachusetts town greens : a history of the State's common centers by Hurwitz, Eric
The guide to Walden Pond : an exploration of the history, nature, landscape, and literature of one of America's most iconic places by Thorson, Robert M.
Boston curiosities : a history of Beantown barons, molasses mayhem, polemic patriots and the Fluff in between by Clarke, Theodore G.
A history of Boston in 50 artifacts by Bagley, Joseph M.
The city-state of Boston : the rise and fall of an Atlantic power, 1630-1865 by Peterson, Mark A.
Eden on the Charles : the making of Boston by Rawson, Michael.
The finest hours : the true story of the U.S. Coast Guard's most daring sea rescue by Tougias, Mike
Dining out in Boston : a culinary history by O'Connell, James C.
It was never about the Babe : the Red Sox, racism, mismanagement, and the curse of the Bambino by Gutlon, Jerry M.
Boston beer : a history of brewing in the Hub by Miller, Norman
The race underground : Boston, New York, and the incredible rivalry that built America's first subway by Most, Doug.
The poorhouses of Massachusetts : a cultural and architectural history by Meltsner, Heli.
Murder and mayhem in Essex County by Wilhelm, Robert.
The last negroes at Harvard : the class of 1963 and the 18 young men who changed Harvard forever by Garrett, Kent
Gropius : the man who built the Bauhaus by MacCarthy, Fiona
Radio free Boston : the rise and fall of WBCN by Alan, Carter.
The North Shore literary trail : from Bradstreet's Andover to Hawthorne's Salem by Bierfelt, Kristin.
The glass universe : how the ladies of the Harvard Observatory took the measure of the stars by Sobel, Dava
Gloucester's sea serpent by Soini, Wayne
Alone at sea : Gloucester in the age of the dorymen, 1623-1939 by Morris, John N.
Black radical : the life and times of William Monroe Trotter by Greenidge, Kerri

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