A summer resort for wealthy Bostonians, the first home in America for countless immigrants, and the residence of a Colonial Governor, Chelsea, Massachusetts, has a varied and unique history. The town was settled in 1624, six years before Boston, and began as a simple ferry stop on the road to the North Shore and beyond. With the advent of improved transportation in the 19th century, Chelsea's accessibility to the mainland made it the perfect plac...
By Peggy Clark
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (July 22, 2003)
Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 0.3 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 306617
Format: PDF Text TXT book
An excellent view of early Chelsea (there is also a companion 2nd volume covering the 20th century). Chock-full of information, even for someone who grew up one town over and visited relatives there dozens of times.
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