• ISBN13:


  • ISBN10:


  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-11-18
  • Publisher: Arcadia Pub
  • Purchase Benefits
  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $21.99 Save up to $3.84
  • Buy New


Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.


Canton is a town like so many New England towns. Its rich history extends back to Canton's early connections with the founding fathers. An expansive industrial center was made possible by superb water rights and one of the first railroads in the nation. Canton's history is enriched by its strong associations with patriots, industrialists, great thinkers, and doers. Within Canton are postcards and photographs that capture the spirit of enterprise and pride in the community.

Author Biography

George T. Comeau is a local historian and attorney with a keen enthusiasm for all things connected to Canton. A passion for the Canton Viaduct and Paul Revere's copper-rolling mill helped define his interests at a very early age. He is a member of the Canton Historical Commission and the Canton Historical Society and has spent much of his life working toward preserving the history of his hometown. Many of the images Collected in Canton represent more than 100 years of private collections arid create a unique journey through Canton's history.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. 6
Introductionp. 7
At the Foot of the Great Blue Hillp. 9
Invited First by Hammer's Soundp. 23
A Record of Progressp. 41
Pro Bono Publicop. 55
Just Passing Throughp. 71
The Path Between Housesp. 89
Bibliographyp. 126
About the Canton Historical Societyp. 127
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

Rewards Program

Write a Review