By Patricia J. Fanning
Norwood: A background recounts tales of the visionaries produced right here, corresponding to Captain Aaron Guild, who "left plough in furrow and oxen status" to affix the April 19, 1775, conflict at Lexington. The formation and luck of the Civic organization and the sanatorium have been as a result perseverance of the public-spirited inhabitants, guided by means of the charismatic and pushed George Willett. Readers will become aware of how athletics helped positioned Norwood at the map, from the polo fields of W. Cameron Forbes to the reign of Roll-Land as one of many country's best roller-skating arenas. As stories of years passed by collapse to development, Norwood: A historical past additionally seems forward to new companies, that have within the footsteps of businesses corresponding to Winslow Brothers and Smith and the Norwood Press.
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Norwood: A History (Making of America) by Patricia J. Fanning