Lost in the Woods : The Lure and History of Roxbury. First Edition, Signed.


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WHITMAN, Dave. Lost in the Woods : The Lure and History of Roxbury. Paradise, Nova Scotia : Bailey Chase Books, (2005). First Edition. No printer given. Pp (6),1-187,(3). With 164 b&w photos, a few maps as well as many other illustrations in the text. Large 8vo (217 x 280 mm), photo-illustrated glossy white and cream card covers with blank spine.

David 'Dave' Whitman (b. Annapolis Royal) was living in Paradise at the time of publication.

An anecdotal history of the people of the small town in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley.

1. Introduction.
2. The Beginning of Roxbury.
3. The Families.
The Durlands of Durland's Settlement.
The Hinds Connection.
Kendall / Gormley.
William Burney.
Joseph Layte.
The Banks Families.

4. Cemeteries.
The Hinds Cemetery.
The Durland / Gormley Cemetery.

5. The Story of One House.
The Michael Hinds Property also known as the Rosengreen House.

6. Schooling.

7. Outside Connections.

8. Lumbering - A Way of Life.
Tools of the Logging Trade.

9. The Woods and Mills.
Paradise Lake Mill.
Mrs. Gladys Eby.
The Mill at the Falls / Woodlands.
Gormley Grist Mill.

10. The Value of Forest Resources.
The Great Fire of 1903.

11. Roxbury at the Turn of the Century.
William and Edna MacPherson.
Joseph and Idella Woodworth.
Andrew Rosengreen.
Lem Stoddart.

12. Roxbury in the 1920s and 1930s.

13. Plilippa Thygesen Ploughman.

14. A History of Roxbury, as written by Charles S. Longley [ Charles Spurgeon Longley, b. August 15, 1903 - d. May 21, 1980, South Porcupine, Ontario ].

15. The Sheffer House.
16. Two Lakes and a Brook.
Paradise Lake.
Eel Weir Lake.
Paradise Brook.

17. The Tradition Lives On: The Camps.
The Camp of John and Vern Stultz.
McGill Camp at Paradise Lake.
Ed Hamilton's Camp.
Jack Hudgins' Camp.
Charles Banks' Camp.
Clyde Whitman's Camp.
Carroll Clark's Camp.

18. Places of Interest.
19. Roxbury in Modern Times.
20. Artifacts and Extras.

Very good. Signed and dated, with inscription, by Whitman on the title page. 32.00

Title: Lost in the Woods : The Lure and History of Roxbury. First Edition, Signed.

Author Name: WHITMAN, Dave

Categories: 888,

ISBN Number: 0973782501

ISBN Number 13: 9780973782509

Seller ID: 116951