WESTPORT POLISH FARM FAMILIES 1915 TO 1950

Research compiled by Russell T. Hart   Polish Families of Westport, Massachusetts from Westport Historical Society on Vimeo. Polish Families of Westport, Massachusetts research by Russell Hart, presented at the Westport History Group, 2008 The history of the Polish families in Westport is a subject that should be recorded for the future generations of Westport.  […]

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Mission of the Holy Spirit

For a history of the Mission and its doctrines, one should consult the fine:  http://site.ifrance.com/mission.  The Mission was located on Great Island in the West Branch of the Westport river in the 1920’s, but one of its members ran into trouble with the law, and the Mission abandoned the area.  Because of the public interest […]

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Tannery account book 1769-1777

Account book details tannery activities, approximate dates 1769-1777 Calf skins, hides, leather, bark, horse skins, dog skins, sheep skins. Includes a list of initials used to identify the owner of the skins. Accession 2018.009 To view larger images, click once on image.  

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Herb Hadfield

Herb Hadfield 1928 – 1989 “I’m going to turn around 180 degrees and take a big step forward. I’m building a log cabin in the woods and I’m not going to have any electricity, no telephone. I’m going to try to do it myself, and if I succeed in some of these areas, I can […]

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Wampanoag Families of Westport by R. Andrew Pierce

Native Americans of Dartmouth and Westport A Presentation by R. Andrew Pierce Westport Historical Society January 13, 2018 Select Bibliography Akin, Benjamin of Dartmouth, Mass. Account Book. Ms 204, Dubois Library, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass. Boston Evening Post, 26 May 1738, story about Dartmouth squaw killing her infant daughter, she was committed to Bristol […]

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