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New England Journal of Public Policy

1989

Chelmsford

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Home To New England, Alfred Alcorn Jan 1989

Home To New England, Alfred Alcorn

New England Journal of Public Policy

In "Home to New England," Alfred Alcorn adds a very personal dimension to our ongoing search for the characteristics that define the New England ethic. Visiting his father-in-law's home, built in Chelmsford in 1690, became an experience "a little like touching history itself, the vernacular history of a simple, hardworking and yet cannily sophisticated people."