Newly released from UNC Press on March 17, 2014: A Crisis of Community: The Trials and Transformation of a New England Town, 1815-1848.
The image on the book jacket is an 1836 cradle quilt with an antislavery verse in the center, from the collections of Historic New England.
Mary came & presented at the Boxborough Historical Society’s PotLuck on March 30th. I got my signed copy. Hey !! Day in the Life recollections like these are essential in understanding our past. There is a reason that Archaeologists get so excited when they find a garbage dump !