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Around Wakefield's lake [map]

White, S. P. (Author).
Book Book (1889.)
Description: 1 map : b&w ; 54 x 49 cm.
Publisher: Wakefield: Real Estate Agency of C.W. Eaton, 1889.
0 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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Wakefield Adult Treasure Room Local History Map Case Wakefield 1889-2 (Text to Phone) Library Use Only -

General Note: Hand drawn map, ink on paper, depicts Lake Quannapowitt and environs, showing public and private buildings and property owners. Twenty small ink sketches depict noteworthy homes and monuments.
Contents: Map includes the text of anonymous poem, "A Native's Tribute" - "Lake of our Home! Around thy shores The graceful hill-slopes rise, And on thy waves the sunset pours The splendor of the skies! Lake of the painted Sachem's pride When forests hemmed it in - And Quanapohit reigned beside The wave-washed shores of Lynn. Its calm no Indian paddles break, no forest camp-fires blaze - No barking wolf its echoes wake, as in primeval days. We note the meadow's emerald rim - Its flowery ferny lines; And from the forest-border dim, Catch odors of the pines. The gliding sails we see; - we hear The rhythmic dip of oars, With merry voices sweet and clear, Along its peopled shores."
Citation: White, S P. "Around Wakefield's lake." Wakefield: Real Estate Agency of C.W. Eaton, 1889.

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