Littleton, Massachusetts, 1714-2014, Celebrating 300 Years of History by Ann Himmelberger ed.; Littleton Historical Society
Call Number: HHR 974.44
Publication Date: 2014-11-02
The book discusses the 300 years of history of the town of Littleton, Massachusetts. It was compiled by researchers of the Littleton Historical Society. Prior to the book's publication, the town lacked strong publications on the subject of its history, especially its recent history. The library does have two copies outside the reference collection that may be checked out.
This book was originally published in 1883 by the Westford Town History Association, while RHL’s copy is the 1975 Bicentennial Edition. It provides a detailed oriented history of neighboring Westford, MA, utilizing available documents in the 1880s from the town and local congregational church. On top of historical information, there is a genealogical listing. A digitized first edition is linked.
NB: Early editions did not contain a table of contents.
Wilderness Town: The Story of Bedford, Massachusetts by Louise K. Brown
Call Number: HHR Town 974.44 Bedford
Publication Date: 1973
A history of the old town of Bedford, MA. There is a specific concentration on the genealogy of the earliest inhabitants (post-Mayflower). It contains descriptions of people and events.