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Table of Contents Winter 2003


Thoreau Surveys Go Online
By Deborah Bier
200 land and property surveys owned by the Concord Free Public Library go online.

A Gentle Death: Tuberculosis in 19th Century Concord
By Constance Manoli-Skocay
Once, consumption was so common it touched every family.

A Favorite Concord Winter Sport: Moving Houses
By Leslie Perrin Wilson
When moving a house from one location to another was commonplace.

Thank You!
Much appreciation to our proofreader, Brenda Russell, for the good job she does, and for being such a peach!
Playing Ice Hockey on Warner's Pond...and Surviving
By R. Rock Ringer
Memories of a homemade hockey stick, thin ice, and boyish highjinks.

Not a Minute to Waste: Time in Colonial Concord
By D. Michael Ryan
Think time and work pressures are something modern and new? Well, think again...

Concord, Concord Everywhere
By the Staff of the Concord Magazine
In which we indulge our ongoing fascination with the name "Concord."

Stories from Concord Neighborhood Network's Emergency Test
By Deborah Bier
Word from around town about the Concord Neighborhood Network's December test.

A Local Victorian Lady's Proper Demeanor
by Carol Padgett
Social expectations for women were spread through magazines and books...not unlike they are today.

Holiday Lights Still Shining Bright
By the Staff of the Concord Magazine
These local displays are the stuff of dreams: some happy, some slightly disturbed.

Letters to the Editor
From our electronic mailbox: Unusual questions, helping Buttrick Gardens, loving us, more...

Sleuthing Disproves House was Concord Fight Witness
By Melissa Saalfield
The tale of how history can be corrected.

The Thoreau Almanac
A quote from any of Thoreau's writings and a seasonal Concord scene. This installment: living the season to its fullest.


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