Little Pilgrimages Among Old New England Inns: Being An Account of Little Journeys to Various Quaint Inns and Hostelries of Colonial New England - Mary Caroline Crawford. Enthusiasts of early American culture surely will want to add this volume to their bookshelves. Contents include: When the Inn Was a Puritan Ordinary, Madam Knight: Traveller and Tavern-keeper, the Inns of Old Boston, Some Revolutionary Taverns, Some Rhode Island Taverns in Which History Was Made, the Taverns That Entertained Washington, Entertainment for Man and Beast, Tavern Signs—and Wonders, Old Tavern Days in Newbury, the Inns of Ipswich, Some Portsmouth Publicans and Their Famous Guests, Some Taverns of Romance, and When Lafayette Came Back. Profusely illustrated with photographs of the old taverns, this work makes a fine companion to Stage Coach and Tavern Days by Alice Morse Earle and The Colonial Tavern by Edward Field, also available from Heritage Books. A full-name and place index adds to the value of this work.
(1907, 1998), 2013, 5½x8½, paper, index, 488 pp.