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Contents Acknowledgements Introduction Chapter 1. Early Days Why Mystic? Moses W. Mann Indians in Medford, Ruth Dame Coolidge How did Medford get its name? author? The legend of "Cheese Rock" author? Medford Square in the Early Days, Moses W. Mann Chapter 2. Revolutionary Times Medford and the Tea Tax, Elizabeth Estes Medford and her Minute Men, April 19, 1775, Richard B. Coolidge Captain Isaac Hall, Hall Gleason Sarah Bradlee Fulton, Helen T. Wild Chapter 3. Shipbuilding Earliest Mystic River ship-building, John H. Hooper Old Ships and Ship-building Days of Medford : 1800-1812, Hall Gleason Old Ships and Ship-building Days of Medford : After 1812, Hall Gleason Old Ships and Ship-building Days of Medford : The California Clipper Ship Era, Hall Gleason Old Ship Street : Some of its Houses, Ships, and Characters, Fred. H.C. Woolley Chapter 4. Slavery and the Civil War Slavery in Medford, Walter H. Cushing Some Letters of Miss Lucy Osgood, Reverend Henry C. Delong. The Lawrence Light Guard, Helen Tilden Wild. The Dedication of the Soldiers' Monument, Helen Tilden Wild Chapter 5.Turnpikes, Taverns and Other Industries Medford Turnpike Corporation, John H. Hooper The Fountain Tavern, John H. Hooper Looking Backwards, Eliza M. Gill The Cutter family and Its Connection with a Tide Mill in Medford, William R. Cutter Withington Bakery, Moses W. Mann Medford Milkmen, Francis A. Wait Some old Medford Fish stories, Caleb Swan Chapter 6. Around the Town in the 1800s High Street about 1820, Helen Tilden Wild An Old-time Picnic, Charles Loomis Medford High School, Albert Smith Medford Square, 1835 to 1850 The Tornado of 1851, author? Stone Face in the Middlesex Fells, author? West Medford in 1870, Moses Whitcher Mann Index
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Medford (Mass.) -- History -- Anecdotes.