Good Old Dorchester [Massachusetts]: A Narrative History of the Town, 1630-1893


Take a look back at the ancient town of Dorchester, Massachusetts, which "offers a fruitful field for the historical student." This publication was the first narrative history of the town and paints a delightful picture of the people, places and history of Dorchester, which lies south of Boston. The author covers the Colonial times, the Provincial times, from the Revolution to the War of the Rebellion, the schools, churches and homes, and also the Modern times (1861-1893). Illustrations highlight this book. Anyone with ancestors from Dorchester or anyone who lives there still will enjoy this marvelous history.

William Dana Orcutt 

(1893) reprint, 5½x8½, paper, index, 496 pp.

ISBN: 9780788420634