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5 edition of Remembering Lake Quinsigamond found in the catalog.

Remembering Lake Quinsigamond

from steamboats to White City

by Michael P. Perna

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Published by Chandler House Pr. in Worcester, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Quinsigamond, Lake, Region (Mass.)
    • Subjects:
    • Quinsigamond, Lake, Region (Mass.) -- History.,
    • Quinsigamond, Lake, Region (Mass.) -- History -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography : p. 113.

      StatementMichael P. Perna, Jr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF72.W9 P47 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination116 p. :
      Number of Pages116
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL704118M
      ISBN 101886284024
      LC Control Number97060311
      OCLC/WorldCa39160297

      What is an allusion in chapter 3 of the outsiders. Which is more reactive phosphorus or chlorine. Which was not a result of the baby boom that followed world war ii answers APEX. I came across your site and thought I would e-mail you to let you (& your family) know about a book I wrote, published in - "Remembering Lake Quinsigamond - from Steamboats to White City". There is a great deal of information on H. H. Bigelow and a whole chapter on White City.

      Joan Wrenn passed away on July 5, at the age of 80 in Worcester, Massachusetts. Funeral Home Services for Joan are being provided by Mercadante Funeral Home & Chapel, and MERCADANTE FUNERAL Born: Shrewsbury is an unusual New England town in that it was neither a mill town nor a farming village. Rather, it grew as a suburb to neighboring Worcester from the start, with visitors to Lake Quinsigamond. really doesn't seem supported. It had farms, then small factories. Only oddity is the late incorporation, but that doesn't jibe with my memory.

      JAMPACK is listed in the World's largest and most authoritative dictionary database of abbreviations and acronyms adding the stranded people were unable to book rooms in jampacked inns and hotels. 13 Afghan children die at Torkham "From six to eight in the a Shrewsbury native and author of a history of the lake, "Remembering Lake. And so by boring into the sands and gravels bordering Lake Quinsigamond, at 2 31 approximately the level of the water in the visible lake, the waters of the invisible lake would be reached. We may hereafter, as we look at Lake Quinsigamond, remem- ber that deeper and broader lake of which it is only the visible part.


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Remembering Lake Quinsigamond by Michael P. Perna Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Remembering Lake Quinsigamond" is a wonderful read for those who enjoy fascinating stories intertwined with great historical photos of life back years to the present. Whether you grew up around Shrewsbury or Worcester in central Massachusetts or you just enjoy reading a slice of life back a century or so, you will enjoy this book.

Mr/5(2). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Remembering Lake Quinsigamond: Remembering Lake Quinsigamond book Steamboats to White City at Read honest and /5(2). From Steamboats to White City. Author: Michael P. Perna; Publisher: Chandler House Press ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Less than a centruy ago, Lake Quinsigamond was the home of countless social and athletic clubs and recreational facilities which delighted many visitors.

Lake Quinsigamond (also Long Pond) is a body of water situated between the city of Worcester and the town of Shrewsbury in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United is 4 miles (6 km) long, between 50 and 85 feet (15 and 26 m) deep, and has a surface area of approximately acres ( km²).Location: Shrewsbury / Worcester, Worcester.

Back in the early- to mids, the Hi-Hat nightclub and Tatassit Beach on Plum Island in Lake Quinsigamond drew tens of thousands of visitors from.

Less than a centruy ago, Lake Quinsigamond was the home of countless social and athletic clubs and recreational facilities which delighted many visitors. Michael Perna describes popular places and exciting events in detail in this pictorial history through photographs of boats, beaches, trains, amusements and the multitudes of people that once.

Some of the information is documented in four books he has written, including "Remembering Lake Quinsigamond - From Steamboats to White City," that was published inand "Shrewsbury Through.

What resulted was just that, Perna's first book: “Remembering Lake Quinsigamond – from Steamboats to White City.”.

His topic was inspired by his strong interest in history, something that started 30 years ago when he came across a postcard of the Shrewsbury Town Hall circa Perna has written five books: “Shrewsbury in the Civil War” (), “Remembering Lake Quinsigamond – From Steamboats to White City,” (Chandler House Press, Worcester, MA – ) and the Arcadia books “Shrewsbury” (), “Lake Quinsigamond and White City Park” () and “Shrewsbury Through Time” ().

Author Michael Perna Jr. is a lifelong Shrewsbury resident. For several years, he has written weekly historical articles for the Shrewsbury Chronicle. He is the author of Remembering Lake Quinsigamond: From Steamboats to White : Arcadia Publishing SC.

Michael is an avid historian, researching material dealing with both Shrewsbury and Lake Quinsigamond. He has written five books: “Shrewsbury in the Civil War” (), “Remembering Lake Quinsigamond – From Steamboats to White City,” (Chandler House Press, Worcester, MA – ) and the Arcadia books “Shrewsbury” (), “Lake Quinsigamond and White City Park”.

Michael Perna Jr. is the author of Lake Quinsigamond and White City Amusement Park ( avg rating, 6 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Shrewsbury (3 /5. Author Michael Perna Jr. is a lifelong Shrewsbury resident. For several years, he has written weekly historical articles for the Shrewsbury Chronicle.

He is the author of Remembering Lake Quinsigamond: From Steamboats to White City. He is also a p More about Michael Perna Jr. His books include "Remembering Lake Quinsigamond – from Steamboats to White City" (), "Images of America: Shrewsbury" () and "Lake Quinsigamond and White City Park," Many of those memories from the mid s can be found on this forum hosted on ; and books on the history of the White City Amusement Park can be found in the Images of America book Lake Quinsigamond and White City Amusement Park and in Remembering Lake Quinsigamond.

Michael is an avid historian, researching material dealing with both Shrewsbury and Lake Quinsigamond. He has written five books: “Shrewsbury in the Civil War”, “Remembering Lake Quinsigamond – From Steamboats to White City,” “Shrewsbury”, “Lake Quinsigamond and White City Park”, and “Shrewsbury Through Time”.

A new book, written by Shrewsbury Chronicle columnist and local historian, Michael Perna, Jr., entitled "Shrewsbury Through Time: has just been book, which is part of the new "America Through Time" series features vintage photographs of the town of Shrewsbury, followed by descriptive captions, then paired with a color photograph showing the same view as it.

In the s and well into the s, the area around Lake Quinsigamond, in Shrewsbury and Worcester, was one huge summer resort. Hotels, ethnic and social clubs, boat clubs, a horse racing track, picnic grounds, and two amusement parks, Lincoln Park and White City Park, lined the : Arcadia Publishing Inc.

Remembering the deadly F4 tornado that ravaged Worcester as William Chittick described in his book on the event. a car with passengers inside was blown from the shore into Lake. Michael P. Perna has written: 'Remembering Lake Quinsigamond' -- subject(s): History, Pictorial works Asked in Celebrity Births Deaths and Ages When was Ninya Mae Perna born?.

Quinsigamond Community College Nurse Education Department Purpose/Philosophy Purpose The purpose of Quinsigamond Community College, Nurse Education unit, is congruent with the Mission Statement of the College. The Nurse Education Unit provides a high quality education that is accessible and affordable to a diverse student population.In the s and well into the s, the area around Lake Quinsigamond, in Shrewsbury and Worcester, was one huge summer resort.

Hotels, ethnic and social clubs, boat clubs, a horse racing track, picnic grounds, and two amusement parks, Brand: Arcadia Publishing Inc.Swam at Bell Pond, Coes Pond, Lake Park (Lake Quinsigamond) Spent many Saturday nights at White City, Subs from Toro's and Toscano's, Parkway Diner (which I visited ) Down town was alive with departments stores, Movie houses, Lois Poli, Warners, Lois Poli Elm and the Capital on Front St.