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Historic Quabbin hikes

J. R. Greene

Historic Quabbin hikes

by J. R. Greene

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Published by J.R. Green in Athol, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Quabbin Reservoir Region (Mass.),
  • Hiking,
  • Massachusetts,
  • Quabbin Reservoir Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Historic sites -- Massachusetts -- Quabbin Reservoir Region.,
    • Quabbin Reservoir Region (Mass.) -- History, Local.,
    • Quabbin Reservoir Region (Mass.) -- Description and travel.,
    • Hiking -- Massachusetts -- Quabbin Reservoir Region.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 131).

      Statementby J.R. Green.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF72.S94 G744 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination131 p. :
      Number of Pages131
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL829646M
      ISBN 101884132014
      LC Control Number95103320
      OCLC/WorldCa32312978

      The North Quabbin Trails Association is located in the historic hills and river basins of north central Massachusetts We have many miles of newly connected trails and would like to extend a unique and educational opportunity to NEMBA is a Trail Design & Development, Stewardship and Hiking non-profit organization dedicated to collaboration.   At p.m., as he was passing over the area of the Quabbin Reservoir, the aircraft abruptly disappeared from radar. The weather at the time was rainy with flashes of lightning. A search was instituted, and the aircraft was located the following day in a thickly wooded area of Belchertown near the Pelham town line, to the west of Rt.

      - Explore dedalus4's board "Quabbin Towns" on Pinterest. See more ideas about University of massachusetts, Before the flood and The hist pins.   J.R. Greene, Quabbin historian and author of “Historic Quabbin Hikes,” among dozens of other Swift River Valley and Quabbin books, said the .

      Letting Swift River Go - Jane Yolen () Written by two-time Caldecott Medal Winner author Jane Yolen and beautifully illustrated by Barbara Cooney, the book is an excellent resource for elementary aged students learning about the Quabbin Reservoir. Return to History Trips Main Menu Quabbin Hike & Tour A Step Back in Time Date: TBA Price: $ Whether it's the magnificent view from the New Salem overlook or the vastness of the reservoir as seen from the Enfield lookout, the Quabbin Reservoir has a great deal to offer visitors.


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Historic Quabbin hikes. [J R Greene] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you.

Advanced Search Find a Library. Living in Western Massachusetts, the Quabbin is an ever beckoning refuge for quiet afternoons, picnics, nature walks, history, hiking, and so much more.

Most people visit the half dozen popular spots without digging deeper to explore the historical and natural riches of this "accidental wilderness"/5. Historic Quabbin Hikes, (ISBN ) $ A guide to hiking many of the old roads in the Quabbin watershed, with illus.

and maps. The Mass. Central: Quabbin’s Phantom Railroad, (ISBN ) $ A history of the predecessor line. The Gate 40 entrance (to hike up to Dana, MA) is marked with a big black “40” on the post. It’s not visible from the street though. Quabbin Reservoir Hiking Trail up to Dana Common The sign at the beginning of the path contains important information on hiking up to Dana Common in the Quabbin Reservoir.

Dress accordingly. Explore miles over 22 trails in Quabbin Reservoir, Belchertown, Massachusetts. Use our GPS maps, elevation charts, get directions, or view pictures from the trail to plan your next hike or backpacking trip.

The Division of Water Supply Protection has developed an interactive map with detailed information about public access roads and trails around the Quabbin Reservoir. There are two ways to access this map: one is an online program that is accessible from your desktop computer or mobile device’s web browser; the other is through an App you can.

Historic Quabbin Hikes, by J.R. Greene (Athol, MA: Highland Press, ) A brief introduction to the history of the Quabbin Reservoir and the Lost Towns it inundated, plus detailed cultural history descriptions of hikes through numerous gates.

LOST TOWNS OF THE QUABBIN RESERVOIR. The Quabbin area was settled in the early s, and grew to a population of about 2, by It was well on its way to prosperity, despite hard hits from the Great Depression. But there had been talk of the area’s demise for years — since at least Books about NQ Camping Educational & Informational Entertainment Family Activities Hiking loop trails to other gates.

Historical sites, birdwatching, and views of the Quabbin. Public information source for the Quabbin Reservoir, hike and bike trails. Quabbin Reservoir is one of the largest unfiltered water supplies in the United States.

Along with the Wachusett Reservoir and Ware River, it is the source of high quality water for the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority water supply system. The billion gallon reservoir covers 39 square miles with miles of shoreline.

Recreational activities are regulated and limited to protect 3. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Historic Quabbin Hikes at Read honest and unbiased product out of 5 stars Historic Hike.

Octo Since it didn't have the trails it should of had more of the folk lore included instead of "you have to buy my other book on folk lore." One person found this helpful/5.

6 Comments on 8 great historic hikes Scouty McScoutface // Septem at pm // Reply Don’t rely on the Gettysburg visitor center having the BSA hiking trail books in stock – they sell out so try to get it ahead of time and make copies for your boys to fill in the blanks. This book explores topics such as building the Quabbin and how it works; hiking, wildlife viewing, biking, and fishing; visiting the region’s best waterfalls; Quabbin rules and regulations; as well as information on accommodations, restaurants, camping, orchards, swimming, golf, general stores, crafts, antiques, history, and : Michael Tougias.

Greene is the author of The Day Four Quabbin Towns Died ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Historic Quabbin Hikes ( avg r /5(4). Although all of the structures within the watershed were demolished, burned, or moved before the flooding began, numerous cellarholes and stoneworks remain.

Gate 33 is located where Blackinton road crosses Route in New Salem. All of the historical information in this photo set came from the following book: Greene, J.R.

Historic Quabbin : K. Bricks 'n' stone on the eastern shoreline of North Dana. North Dana was a village of the town of Dana, Massachusetts. The four towns of Dana, Prescott, Enfield and Greenwich - located in the Swift River Valley - were flooded for the creation of Quabbin Reservoir, which is part of Boston's public drinking water supply.

Overgrown entrance to the former Wade family property in Petersham. This book explores topics such as building the Quabbin and how it works; hiking, wildlife viewing, biking, and fishing; visiting the region’s best waterfalls; Quabbin rules and regulations; as well as information on accommodations, restaurants, camping, orchards, swimming, golf, general stores, crafts, antiques, history, and : Michael Tougias.

Uniquely Quabbin Magazine. likes 2 talking about this. Uniquely Quabbin is a new Free magazine that covers the Quabbin region of Massachusetts. It features articles, short stories, peotry, art. Misty sunrise over islands in Quabbin Reservoir.

Author Thomas Conuel (a neighbor of mine in central Massachusetts) first coined the phrase “Accidental Wilderness” in the title of his popular book on Quabbin Reservoir, and it is an apt description of a square mile expanse of undeveloped land in the heart of one of the country’s most densely populated regions.Further, Historic Quabbin Hikes, written by J.R.

Greene, not only serves as a “basic guide to several historic sections of the reservation,” but also divulges information on local history. Chapter 1, entitled “About the Lost Towns,” provides town histories dating back to the ’s, and gives an overview of the towns from beginning to.