Danvers: From 1850 to 1899 (Images of America: Massachusetts)
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Danvers: From 1850 to 1899 (Images of America: Massachusetts)

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In the mid-nineteenth century, the community of Danvers, Massachusetts, celebrated the 100th anniversary of its separation from Salem. Formerly known as Salem Village, Danvers had been the location in 1692 of an infamous witch hunt, and in the nineteenth century it still retained numerous historical ties to those early, traumatic times. In this marvelous new photographic h...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published July 1st 1996 by Arcadia Publishing
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Linda
This photographic and pictorial history of Danvers shows a side of Danvers that people can't see today. It's history as Salem Village is well documented but Danvers' 18th and 19th century past is largely lost thanks to fire and development.

This book shows a look at that past. I would have found it interesting even if I hadn't been hoping to find images that relate to my own family tree there. I didn't find those images but I still managed to learn something about the town whose past figures so p...more
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