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Quabbin: The Accidental Wilderness
When one looks out on the quiet waters and forested hills of Quabbin Reservoir in west central Massachusetts, it is hard to imagine that the area was once dotted with buildings and farmlands or that it echoed with the activity of several villages and towns. Today, the daytime silence may be broken only by the cry of a hawk overhead or the slap of a plunging fish, and the e ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published November 9th 1990 by University of Massachusetts Press
(first published 1981)
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I was hoping to get more of a history of the people that were displaced, and the actual process of the townspeople leaving their homes, but this book was a very nature-based study of Quabbin. That's okay, but it was not what I was expecting from the book.
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