PRLog - Feb. 5, 2013 - MT. PLEASANT, S.C. -- The newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s popular Legendary Locals series is Legendary Locals of Falmouth from the Falmouth Historical Society. The book boasts more than 200 vintage images and memories of days gone by.
The settling of Falmouth is a proud and powerful story with unexpected heroes, remarkable achievers and unforgettable characters. The faces and stories of Falmouth range from the town's rebellious founding father, Jonathan Hatch, to the much-loved journalist Kitty Baker.
Falmouth's past and present have always been marked by exceptional creativity and genius in the arts, sciences and business. Falmouth, it can be said, is a town with a talent for allowing individuals to follow their unique paths. Witness Rachel Carson pursuing her lost birds and marine life at Woods Hole, Gus Canty pursuing his dreams through town sports and James Miskell Sr. beginning the 100-year family legacy of Wood Lumber Company.
This cavalcade of residents is presented in chapters on Falmouth founders, maritime folk, newcomers and creative entrepreneurs. It appeals to all who ever wished to be a part of small-town living.
Highlights of Legendary Locals of Falmouth:
• Contains photographs from the archives of the Falmouth Historical Society
• Focuses on Falmouth’s proprietors, runaways and founders
• Showcases the many men and women who were dedicated to military and community service
• Illustrates the arts, sciences and businesses in Falmouth
Available at area bookstores, independent retailers, and online retailers, or through Arcadia Publishing at (888)-313-2665 or online.
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