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Westport Perpetual Calendar

Westport Perpetual Calendar

Westport Historical Society Perpetual Calendar. Images and dates of important historical events from each month. $15.00
Home is Where the Head Is by Betty Cabral. A memoir of growing up at the Head of Westport spanning the 1930s – 1960s. $19.00

Westport in its Fifth Century

Westport in its Fifth Century

Westport Enters its Fifth Century, Smith, Frederick, et al. A look at Westport, MA in the 20th century through pictures, people, events and locations. $14.95

Handy House Cookbook

Handy House Cookbook

Handy House Cookbook, Westport Historical Society. Cookbook of over 200 recipes complied from the many booklets and notes of Eleanor Tripp, the last resident of Handy House. $21.00

The Last Fling

The Last Fling

The Last Fling: Hurricane Carol 1954. Stories from Westport, Massachusetts, Cummings, John B. “Red” Jr. First-hand stories from Westport individuals and families recounting their experiences during Hurricane Carol of 1954. Includes illustrations. $25.95

The Head of Westport

The Head of Westport

The Head of Westport: A Brief History and a Walking Tour Guide to its Historic Houses, Wertz, Richard. Written for the Westport Bicentennial year 1987-1988. Images and information about the houses that can be found at the “Head” of Westport. Maps included. $15.00

A Look at Westport through Four Centuries

A Look at Westport through Four Centuries

A Look at Westport through Four Centuries, Smith, Frederick, et al. Overall-view of Westport, MA. Images, timeline, and factual information regarding people, places and events describe life in Westport from the 17th through 21st century. $19.95
Head of Wesport Map

Head of Wesport Map – 1871

Head of Westport Map

Head of Westport Map – 1895

Two Head of Westport maps on one page. 1871 and 1895. Indications of streets, schools, waterways, property owners. $3.00

Postcard Wesport House Flags

Postcard Wesport House Flags

Westport House Flags from The Whaling Directory of the United States in 1869. House flags identifying ship owners or agents were flown at masthead while a whaler was at sea. Sometimes, if an agent had more than one vessel, the letter on the flag was changed to the initial letter in the vessel’s name. 50¢

Collecting Houses

Collecting Houses

Collecting Houses: 17th Century Houses – 20th Century Adventure, Baker, Anne W. Memoirs by author of stories and histories of several houses of early New England architecture. $20.00

The Traveller

The Traveller

The Traveller: The Journal of the Westport Historical Society, Westport’s Deadliest Storm, Reliving the Hurricane of ’38. No. 1. September 1988, Tripp, Lincoln S., Hawes, Richard K., Allen, Everett S. An accounting, through images and first-hand recounting, of the 1938 hurricane. $5.00

Old Home Week

Old Home Week

Old Home Week at the Head of Westport Massachusetts, August 23-8, 1908. An account of the first celebration of Old Home Week held at the Head of Westport, complied from newspapers, with corrections and illustrations of persons and places. Reprinted in 1974 by the Westport Historical Society in cooperation with Bristol County Development Council, Inc. $5.00

Market Garden Memories

Market Garden Memories

Market Garden Memories, Erickson, Donald S. Stories of market garden farming, an industry in Southern New England before refrigerated transportation made produce from other parts of the country more economical, from the late 1930’s to early 1950’s at the Turtle Rock Farm, Westport, MA. $5.00

History of Westport

History of Westport

An Elementary Introduction to the History of Westport, Powning, Andrea and Bunt. A cooperative effort between Westport Historical Society and Westport Elementary School to create a program to each third grade children about the town of Westport and its history. $5.00

Exploring Paul Cuffe

Exploring Paul Cuffe

Symposium Proceedings, Exploring Paul Cuffe: The Man and His Legacy, a Public Symposium, New Bedford Whaling Museum. Book o commemorate the250th anniversary of the birth of Paul Cuffe, and in anticipation of a conferenced dedicated to the life and works of Paul Cuffe (1759-1817). Symposium was held October 3, 2009. $15.00

Paul Cuffe

Paul Cuffe

Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Paul Cuffe, A Pequot Indian: During Thirty Years Spent at Sea and in Travelling in Foreign Lands, Cuffe, Paul – Stories of travels by Westport native, Paul Cuffe. $5.00

Turtle Rock Tales

Turtle Rock Tales

Turtle Rock Tales, Smith, Julius T. – Anecdotes of J. T. Smith of Turtle Rock Farm, Westport, MA. $5.00

Woodchips and Sawdust

Woodchips and Sawdust

Woodchips and Sawdust: Whimsies from Westport, Simon, Lois H. – Memories (wood-chips) and thoughts (sawdust) of anecdotes from a life in Westport, MA. $5.00