1938 Hurricane

This 16 page booklet was produced by local photographer Frank Adams. Frank Adams was a staff photographer for the Attleboro Sun newspaper and also did freelance photography for local businesses. In the very grainy early home movie of the Tilda B Stone playground, Frank can be seen arriving . The image below is from that …

1938 Hurricane Read More »

1894 New England Magazine

The towns of Rehoboth and Attleboro will celebrate their anniversaries in the month of October. The first will celebrate its two hundred and fiftieth anniversary on the third of October; and the latter, which was set off from the former, its two hundredth, on the eighteenth and nineteenth. Strictly speaking, Attleboro was not a part …

1894 New England Magazine Read More »

1886 New England Magazine

The New England magazine and Bay State monthly. Volume 4, Issue 1, January 1886  ATTLEBORO, MASS. BY C. N. BARROWS. When the Puritans removed from Charlestown to Trimountain in search of wholesome water springs they found the ground pre-occupied by Motleys Hermit of Shawmut; and when the godly people who discarded the musical Wannamoisett and …

1886 New England Magazine Read More »