Edgewood
An Old Farm in the New Millennium


by Susan K. Walsh
Pear Tree Publishing
An imprint of Obert Publishing,
Bradford, Massachusetts


2011Susan K. Walsh
112 pages

ISBN 
978-0-9821983-1-5 (paperback)
 

Price $25.00 plus S&H

To order, visit www.PearTreePublishing.net

 

 
   

From the Back Cover --

Early one morning in June 1971 I rode my trusty gelding Majorca to the top of Weir Hill. We stood there for a few minutes looking down on the Stevens Mill below, then rode down the western slope and up onto the old railroad bed. It ran behind Stevens Pond, crossed Stevens Street, skirted the back yards of the row of mill houses there, then opened onto Osgood Street. The rails had long since been removed, but the cinder bed made a nice level path. When we got to Osgood Street, we turned right and trotted along the grassy verge of the road, following the stone walls. The old Captain Peter Osgood house stood on our left, and as we jogged along beside the big hayfield there, we could look up ahead to the Isaac Osgood house standing guard at the far end of the field as pristine as the day it was completed in 1803. We crossed over to the head of Stevens Street, where the Johnson House faced us, then up to the main entrance to the farm. Two big elm trees, their foliage hanging as thick as grapes over the road, shaded the drive by the front house, with its lilacs in full bloom. The big barn loomed up ahead, its double doors wide open in the heat of the day, and in the distance the haying machinery worked the upper hayfield, pulsing like some great mechanical heart. By then, we had already sent a man to the moon. Yet on this morning, riding that mile or so from Weir Hill back home to the farm, I experienced sights and sounds no different from those of the last century, and almost no different from those of the last two hundred years. In the coming years, the farm and its surroundings would undergo more changes than it had for those two hundred, but at that moment, that rare day in June, it stood unchanged, timeless the epitome of the New England farm in Spring.

     

 


Return Home


Signature Book Printing has been a Book Printer   of choice for the past 25 years, focusing not only on Book Printing ,  but also on smooth, easy customer service, excellent quality, and very competitive prices .  Think of Signature Book Printing  as your Book Printer . As a Book Printer , we have earned the confidence and recommendations of a wide variety of customers nationwide to support their Publishing . Our capabilities include Hard Cover Book Printing , Full Color Book Printing , Case Bound Book Printing , Perfect Bound Book Printing , Smythe Sewn Binding , Soft Cover Book Printing , and Web Book Printing for longer runs.

 book printing | book printer 
Dyn 3
ver 17.11.19.1   1997 - 2015  Signature Book Printing, Inc.            Updated 11/19/17
book@sbpbooks.com   301-258-8303