History of Gloucester, MA

The History of the town and city of Gloucester, Cape Ann, Massachusetts was written by James Pringle in 1892 and is online at

CHAPTER I, Norsemen and other travelers, page 9
CHAPTER II. Cape Ann Visited by the Chevalier Champlain in 1606, page 14
CHAPTER III. Foundation of the Massachusetts Colony, page 18
CHAPTER IV. Town Begins Corporate Career, page 24
CHAPTER V. The Early Settlers, page 36
CHAPTER VI. From 1700 to 1750, page 54
CHAPTER VII. From 1750 to 1800, page 67
CHAPTER VIII. From 1800 to 1860, page 90
CHAPTER IX. From 1861 to 1866, 114
CHAPTER X. From 1866 to 1874, page 221
CHAPTER XI. Incorporation as a City, page 237
CHAPTER XII. The Fisheries, page 281
CHAPTER XIII. Places of Interest, page 288
CHAPTER XIV. Churches and Schools page 291
CHAPTER XV. Fires and Murders, page 309
CHAPTER XVI. Miscellaneous, page 319



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