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Old Coast Road From Boston to Plymouth

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A delightful trip from Boston through a dozen South Shore towns to Plymouth, stopping in each to explore a bit of the local history and 'modern' highlights. Written in 1920, it's a great journey through the past.

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THE OLD COAST ROAD

From Boston to Plymouth

by

AGNES EDWARDS

With Illustrations by Louis H. Ruyl

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Boston and New York Houghton Mifflin Company The Riverside Press Cambridge 1920

Copyright, 1920, by Agnes Edwards Pratt All Rights Reserved

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THE OLD COAST ROAD

From Boston to Plymouth

CONTENTS

BOSTON: A FOREWORD ix

I. DORCHESTER HEIGHTS AND THE OLD COAST ROAD 1

II. MILTON AND THE BLUE HILLS 19

III. SHIPBUILDING AT QUINCY 35

IV. THE ROMANCE OF WEYMOUTH 57

V. ECCLESIASTICAL HINGHAM 75

VI. COHASSET LEDGES AND MARSHES 92

VII. THE SCITUATE SHORE 111

VIII. MARSHFIELD, THE HOME OF DANIEL WEBSTER 123

IX. DUXBURY HOMES 142

X. KINGSTON AND ITS MANUSCRIPTS 157

XI. PLYMOUTH 175

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