Cambridge, Massachusetts: Ghosts, Legends, Lore

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Ghosts, Legends, Lore

By: E. Ashley Rooney (author)Paperback

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, is haunted by history, from the eternally fanatic Puritans and Royalists to the clever specters of Harvard and MIT. Explore many ghosts and legends of the area. Thrill to a game of Hide and Seek with a ghost dressed in red velvet. Consider a British prisoner who blows out candles in Christ Church. Be amazed at the ability of the Irish to leave their land on "coffin ships" to make their way to Massachusetts. Marvel at the ambition of East Apthorp, who haunted Harvard students through the twentieth century, the generosity of Harry Widener, who still haunts his library, and the birth of forensic science at one of the great criminal trials of the nineteenth century. Chuckle at great pranks pulled by Harvard and MIT students. These stories are part of history; now you can learn them, tooaif you dare...

About Author

Barbara Purchia and E. Ashley Rooney's previous books include Contemporary Sand Sculpture. Rooney specializes in contemporary art and architecture and has authored more than 50 books. Purchia is a stained glassartist. As coauthors, they offer complementary experiences and perspectives.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780764332555
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780764332555
  • weight: 318
  • ISBN10: 0764332554

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