Saturday, March 12, 2005

The Old Pittsfield Church & Yuletide In An Old English City

The Old Pittsfield Church And Its Three Meeting-Houses, A Chapter of Evolution, by Mrs. H. M. Plunkett.
Vintage 1893 article, originally published in New England Monthly. Article provides a history of the three sequential meeting-houses (churches) in Pittsfield. Interesting look at ecclesiastical history and touches on early issues regarding separation of church & state. Illustrated.

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Yuletide In An Old English City, by By Cecil Logsdail. Short article reminescing upon the customs and traditions of an old-fashioned English holiday season, including Christmas, Twelfth Night and New Year. Originally published in New England Magazine, 1893.

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