1878 Antique Lee Ma History Centennial Native American Indian Rev War Genealogy


1878 Antique Lee Ma History Centennial Native American Indian Rev War Genealogy

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This listing is for the original hardcover, cloth over board book as shown. 352 pages, measures approx 6"x9.5".

Lee. The Centennial Celebration and Centennial History of the Town of Lee, Massachusetts. Compiled by Rev. C.M. Hyde. Springfield, Mass.: Clark W. Bryan & Company, Printers, 1878.

CONTENTS.

PART I

THE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION.

Introductory — High School Reunion — Mr. Rice's address — Prof. Barlow's address — Mrs. Frissell's poem — Miss Holder's hymn — Reunion dinner and speeches — Alumni association, ..... 3

CENTENNIAL DAY.
Mr. Garfield's greeting — Mr. Canning's ode — Mr. Taylor's address of welcome — Response of Mr. Hyde — Miss Holder's anthem — Mr. Chamberlin's historical address — Mr. Palmer's poem — At and after the dinner — Mr. Babcock's poem — Incidents of the day — Mr. Foote's letter — List of visitors, 39

PART II.

HISTORY OF LEE.
Prefatory note —Topographical description — Early settlements in Berkshire — Indian occupants — Hoplands — Hartwood — The Grants ; Williams, Larrabees, Glass-works — Incorporation — Gen. Lee — First settlers — Organization — Revolutionary period — Shays' rebellion — War of 1812 — Development of manufactures — War of secession — 37th regiment — 49th regiment — Incidents of the war — Changes in business — Memorial Hall — Social life in early days — Social life in middle of century, 107

ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY.
Congregational Church — Church edifices — Congregational parish — Church at South Lee— Methodist Church — African Church — Baptist Church— St. George's Church— St. Mary's Church, . . .206

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY.
Common schools — Lee Academy — High School — Grammar School — Hopland School Corporation, ........ 252

ADMINISTRATIVE.
Roads and bridges — Repairing highways — Turnpikes — Pittsfield and Stockbridge railroad — Lee and New Haven railroad — Lee and Hudson railroad — Town poor — Cemetery — Fire district, . . . 261

INDUSTRIAL.
Early industries — Paper manufacturers — Samuel Church — W. W. & C. Laflin— John Nye & Co.— Whyte & Hulbert— J. & L. Church— Platner & Smith — Smith Paper Co. — Owen & Hurlbut — Hurlbut Paper Co. — Harrison Garfield & Benton Brothers — Chaffee & Hamblin — E. & S. May and S. S. Rogers— P. C. Baird— James Gillmor, 275

OTHER INDUSTRIES.
Rag-Engines — Water-Wheels — Marble — Lumber — Coal — Markets — Merchants — Mechanics — Public houses, . . . . . 301

PROFESSIONAL.
Lawyers — Physicians, ..." 321

POST-MASTERS. 329

ASSOCIATIONS.
Society for Promotion of Good Morals — First town Library — Lee Bank — Savings Bank — Young Men's Association — Cornet Band and Band Association — Fern Cliff Association — Library Association — Farmers' Club — Free Masons —Hibernians, .... 330

OFFICIAL AND STATISTICAL.
List of town officers, representatives, etc. — State senators — County commissioners — Justices of Police Court — Roll of honor — Populalation, property and products — Conclusion, ..... 337

ILLUSTRATIONS.
Rev. Alvan Hyde, D. D., Frontispiece.
High School, 6
Residence of Harrison Garfield, 40
Residence of William Taylor, 43
Residence of Wellington Smith, . . . . . - 81
Residence of Alexander Hyde, ........ 93
Memorial Hall, . 183
Residence of Dewitt S. Smith, ........ 195
Rev. Nahum Gale, D. D., 219
First Church— built in 1780, 226
Second Church— built in 1800, 230
Congregational Church, ......... 236
Methodist Church, 241
Baptist Church, 245
St. George's Church (Episcopal), ........ 249
St. Mary's Church (Catholic), 251
Residence of Elizur Smith, 291
Columbia Mill of Smith Paper Company, 293
Paper Mill of Hurlbut Paper Company, . . . . • . 296
Residence of F. S. Gross, 304
Residence of Dr. C. C. Holcombe, 329
Residence of John Stallman, 342

Excellent original early family and/or town genealogy, history, antique, collectible heirloom and/or ephemera.



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