Everyday Life in Truro: From the Indians to the Victorians
Have you ever wondered how life on the Outer Cape used to be, before traffic and summer people? In this companion volume to "Truro," Whalen maps the lives and times of Truro's first families as they worked to carve an enduring settlement amid the sandy soil and fickle fishing grounds of pre-tourism Cape Cod.
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The Pamet Indians An Idyllic Life Abruptly Ended
The English Settlers Carve a Living from Soil and Sea
The SettlerFarmer Becomes FishermanWhaler
The Yankees and the Portuguese of Victorian Truro
The Indians Observed
A Settlers Will
Alice Morse Earle Aunt Hepsey beach beans berries Boston boys built canoes Cape Cod Bay century clam clothes cold cooking cookstove Corn Hill cranberry deer dike diseases eels England English everyday farm feathers feet ﬁelds ﬁfteen ﬁfty ﬁlled ﬁnd ﬁne ﬁre ﬁreplace hearth ﬁrst ﬁsh ﬁsh weirs ﬁshermen ﬁshing ﬁve ﬂats ﬂoor Freeman fresh gardens grease harvest Highland household husband kitchen land Larkin living lobster Lydia Maria Child mats meadow meal meat North Truro ocean Outer Cape Pamet Harbor Pamet Indians Pamet Proprietors Pamet River Pilgrims pilot whales plant Plimoth Plantation Plymouth Colony pond pork Portuguese pounds Pring Provincetown Provincetown Harbor salt sand says Selected Readings settlers shellﬁsh shillings ships smoke Snow soil sometimes summer Thomas Paine tobacco Tom Kane Town of Truro town’s Truro Center vegetables Wellﬂeet Western Islanders wife wigwam winter women Wood Yankees young