Colchester Old Home Week and One Hundred Fiftieth Anniversary of the Town's Settlement, August 23, 1922

Colchester Old Home Week and One Hundred Fiftieth Anniversary of the Town's Settlement, August 23, 1922

Essex Junction, VT: Roscoe Printing House, [1922]. First edition. Octavo (23 cm). Saddle-stapled yellow wrappers printed in black; 24 pp. This commemorative booklet includes a poem by Nora B. Pitts; "Early Residents and Office Holders of the Town of Colchester" by B. F. Gale and J. Murray Wright; "Farming in Colchester" by Myron H. Shaw; "History of Agriculture" by Percy W. Severance; "The First Congregational Church" by Mrs. J. Murray Wright; "History of the Methodist Church of Colchester" by Mrs. E. S. Wright; "Baptists in Colchester;" "The Opportunity Circle;" "The Modern Woodmen of America" by members of the Order; "Young People of Colchester Who Have Graduated from High School" by Lawrence Wright; "Early Settlers" by M. Deborah Baker; "The Old 'Noah Thompson Homestead' Now Known as 'Oak Ledge Farm';" "Blakely Farm;" "Various Noted Farmers;" & "History of Colchester Grange, No. 456." No other copies currently for sale in the trade (Sept., 2016) and only one copy held institutionally at the Univ. of Vermont. Some light rubbing, creasing to wrappers; staple bleed; newspaper clippings laid in; small sticker to rear cover; Very Good. Item #03146

Price: $50.00

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