In the first half century of the automotive age, a weekend trip to the country for Boston folks often meant driving a few miles north on the Newburyport Turnpike and renting a cabin not too far from the shore. The Douglass Evergreen Village, above, was on Rt. 1 between Linebrook Road and Rt. 133.
Today’s favorite posts
- The Great Dying 1616-1619, "By God’s visitation, a wonderful plague"
- Painting your historic house, a guide to colors and color schemes
- Resources for local Native American history and dialects
- Native Americans of the North shore
- The "Hum"
- Norman Rockwell Depicted an Idealized Version of American Thanksgiving
- Historic homes and scenic landscapes
- Ipswich and the Salem witchcraft trials
- Historic houses of Ipswich
- Settlers and early inhabitants of Ipswich