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Quabbin

A History and Explorers Guide
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On Cape Publications
United States - State & Local - General, Sports & Recreation / Hiking, History, History - U.S., Travel, Nature, United States - State & Local - New England, Hiking, Essays, United States - Northeast - New England (Gen
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8566216M
ISBN 100971954712
ISBN 139780971954717

Quabbin is a place I've been to many times. It's a great Sunday Motocycle destination. I've seen films and tv shows on the building of it but nothing brings it alive like this book.

The book is three sections, first some history of the area and the why and how behind Quabbin (Boston needed fresh water so let's flood a few towns in western mass!)/5. This book will give you wonderful insite to the way life was in the Quabbin Valley.

To those of us who's families were personally up rooted this book holds more than a history for us. It takes us to places that our parents, grandparents and relatives Quabbin book their neighbors 5/5(1). Overview This is the definitive history and contemporary explorer’s guide to the Quabbin Reservoir.

Located in Central Massachusetts, the reservoir is an amazing wilderness with an equally amazing history. The Quabbin has miles of undeveloped shoreline, with surrounding reservation spanning s acres of protected open : Michael Tougias. Quabbin Reservoir Through Time (America Through Time) Paperback – January 7, by John Burk (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings.

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(3). Quabbin Books specializes in all areas of anthropology: ethnography, archaeology, linguistics, and physical anthropology.

We send periodic lists of new acquisitions to frequent customers. 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 Quabbin book several villages and towns.

Today, the daytime silence may be Brand: University of Massachusetts Press. The building of the Quabbin Resevoir in western Massanchusetts in the s signals the end of three small rural towns-and the beginning of a different life for year-old Celie Wheeler.

Celie Wheeler's family has lived in Enfield, Massachusetts, for generations, and she would love to live there forever/5. Welcome to Quabbin Reservoir, the principal drinking water supply for 3 million Massachusetts residents.

Sinceshore fishing has been allowed at the reservoir, and since a limited boat fishing program has been in existence. Please help preserve your fishing privileges and protect Quabbin's resources by following all rules and regulations.

At Quabbin, the focus is on being the best we can be and manufacturing the best products on the market — not just compliant, better than compliant. That’s who we are; the desire to produce world beating products is our foundation.

Quabbin Reservoir is one of the largest unfiltered water supplies in the United States. Along with the Wachusett Reservoir and Ware River, it is the source of high quality water for the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority water supply system.

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The billion gallon reservoir covers 39 square miles with miles of shoreline. Recreational activities are regulated and limited to protect 3 Location: Winsor Dam Rd., Belchertown, MA The Secret Lives of The Quabbin Watershed is a book that took a total of 4 years of my life to produce.

Three years of spending thousands of hours in the Quabbin Reservoir finding, then photographing these wonderful animals that call it home. The Quabbin Reservoir is a man made reservoir that is approximat acres in size and supplies.

People interested in the history, culture, natural resources, and recreational opportunities of the North Quabbin can find more detail in the books listed below.

Many are available through local sources (such as the Millers River Environmental Center, Bruce’s Browser, Trail Head Store, New Salem General Store, and Petersham Country Store). Friends of Quabbin, Belchertown, Massachusetts.

2, likes 24 talking about this 17 were here. Through educational, recreational and interpretive programs we help to protect and preserve the 5/5(5). This book tells the story of Quabbin, tracing Quabbin's history, describing its natural resources, and discussing the environmental challenges it currently faces.

The original edition, issued by the Massachusetts Audubon Society inhas now been expanded and updated. Henry W. Smith: Quabbin’s Controversial Spiritualist, (ISBN ) $ A Biography of a wealthy valley man who caused much controversy by his propagation of Spiritualism in Greenwich and Enfield in the late ’s, illus.

The Quabbin Reservoir is the largest inland body of water in Massachusetts, and was built between and Today, along with the Wachusett Reservoir, it is the primary water supply for Boston, some 65 miles ( km) to the east as well as 40 other communities in Greater also supplies water to three towns west of the reservoir and acts as backup supply for three on: Massachusetts, US.

Select any filter and click on Apply to see results. Call +1 () email [email protected] Sign up for Quabbin email updates. George Armelagos, expert on the diet of prehistoric humans and author of the book Consuming Passions: the Anthropology of Eating () was a professor in the University’s Anthropology Department from until Armelagos was born in Lincoln Park, Michigan in and earned his B.A from the University of Michigan inhis MA and PhD from the University of Colorado in and LOST TOWNS OF THE QUABBIN RESERVOIR.

The Quabbin area was settled in the early s, and grew to a population of about 2, by It was well on its way to prosperity, despite hard hits from the Great Depression. But there had been talk of the area’s demise for years — since at least This book tells the story of Quabbin, tracing Quabbin's history, describing its natural resources, and discussing the environmental challenges it currently faces.

The original edition, issued by the Massachusetts Audubon Society inhas now been expanded and updated. Author. Proprietor of a store near Quabbin Reservoir where Mr.

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and in addition to calendars, he also will have copies of his Quabbin books for sale. A portion of the proceeds from book and calendar sales will be given to the.

The Reader’s Digest of Books. Quabbin: Francis Henry Underwood (–) Quabbin: ‘The Story of a Small Town—with Outlooks upon Puritan Life,’ by Francis H.

Underwood (). It is the biography of a New England town, and is dedicated “to those, wherever they are, who have inherited the blood and shared the progress of the.

Quabbin Wire & Cable Co., Inc., Ware, MA. likes. Quabbin Wire & Cable is a high-quality manufacturer of electronic cables for numerous industrial, commercial, audio/visual/lighting and general Followers: The Quabbin is a reservoir that provides water for 40+ eastern Mass towns.

Bit it is far more than that. Paved paths and roads provide safe walking/running/biking paths suitable for all ages/5(80). Artist in Residence Program.

The Quabbin Regional School Dist School Calendar. The School Year Calend. Transportation Safety Proc Please review the Transportation. Community Service Opportun.

There are many fantastic resources about the Quabbin, its lost families, and its now-dwindling former residents. Books. Surprisingly, few comprehensive books have been published yet on the destruction of the Quabbin towns.

The best so far is: Tougias, Michael. Quabbin: A History and Explorer's Guide. Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts: On Cape. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Howe, Donald W.

(Donald William), Quabbin. Ware, Mass.: Quabbin Book House, (OCoLC) Quabbin Regional High School. Quabbin Regional High School is a collaborative learning community, where all students have opportunities to achieve personal excellence in a safe and accepting environment.

Our mission is to prepare students to become self-reliant, life-long learners who are responsible and resourceful citizens in a global society.

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Growing up in Massachusetts, I went on a field trip to the Quabbin reservoir in western Mass, when the leaves were just beginning to fall. We went to enjoy the beauty of the water and foliage, but were first given a picture book to read about its history. Thinking back, the gravity of.

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Addeddate Call number H83Q Camera Sony Alpha-A (Control) Collation xviii, p.: ill. ; 25 cm. Foldoutcount 0 IdentifierPages:   School yearbooks--Massachusetts, Quabbin Regional High School--Students--Yearbooks Publisher Quabbin Regional High School Collection woodsmemoriallibrary; regionaldigitizationmass; americana Digitizing sponsor Boston Public Library Contributor Woods Memorial Library Language English Volume