On the Road North of Boston: New Hampshire Taverns and Turnpikes, 1700-1900 Donna-Belle Garvin

ISBN: 9781584653219

Published: May 1st 2003

Paperback

236 pages


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On the Road North of Boston: New Hampshire Taverns and Turnpikes, 1700-1900  by  Donna-Belle Garvin

On the Road North of Boston: New Hampshire Taverns and Turnpikes, 1700-1900 by Donna-Belle Garvin
May 1st 2003 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 236 pages | ISBN: 9781584653219 | 5.64 Mb

First published in 1988 by the New Hampshire Historical Society, and long since sought after, On the Road North of Boston is back in print. This richly illustrated, entertaining book is an invaluable resource for New Hampshire residents and studentsMoreFirst published in 1988 by the New Hampshire Historical Society, and long since sought after, On the Road North of Boston is back in print.

This richly illustrated, entertaining book is an invaluable resource for New Hampshire residents and students of the states history alike. Nine extensively researched and meticulously prepared chapters depict historic taverns and tavern society of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century New England.

Donna-Belle and James Garvin vividly reconstruct the physical landscape: the taverns themselves, the network of roads, travel conditions, traffic and commerce. They immerse the reader in the contemporary tavern atmosphere: encounters with fellow travelers, food, drink, entertainment, and hospitality in its earliest incarnations on the road north of Boston.On the Road North of Boston contains rare and wonderful black-and-white illustrations of authentic tavern signs and furnishings, broadsides advertising tavern entertainments, early photographs and drawings of tavern buildings, road signs, vehicles, and bridges, portraits of tavern keepers, stage drivers, and itinerant performers.

This book offers modern New England residents and travelers rich chronicles and visions of an age long past.



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