Local Author Pens New History Book on Westford's Best

Westford’s unsung heroes and notorious personalities are showcased in Arcadia Publishing’s new imprint.
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Nov. 26, 2012 - PRLog -- The latest edition to Arcadia Publishing’s new Legendary Locals imprint is Legendary Locals of Westford, by local author Thomas G. Paquette. Filled with an average of 180 images and a new design, this people-centric imprint focuses on newsworthy and noteworthy individuals and groups who have built and shaped their communities.

Since long before its founding in 1729, Westford has been a unique place to live and an immense source of pride for the people who call the town home. With an unparalleled sense of community, the citizens of Westford have maintained a strong connection with the history that shaped not only this small town, but the entire New England region.

The collections at the Westford Museum are filled with names that echo the profound dedication of Westford residents from its founding to the present day: Charles G. Sargent, John W.P., and John W. Abbot, founders of the Abbot Worsted Company; Herbert Ellery Fletcher, founder of the Fletcher Granite Company; Lt. Col. John Robinson, Revolutionary War hero; LPGA championship golfer Pat Bradley; career volunteer and mover and shaker Ellen Harde; nationally renowned water color artist Andrew Kusmin; and countless others. Legendary Locals of Westford pays tribute and is dedicated to the many who have shaped this unique community.

Join the Author for a Book Signing!

When: Sunday, January 13, 2013 from 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Where: Westford Museum
2 Boston Road, Westford, MA 01886

Westford native Thomas G. Paquette attended Nashoba Valley Technical High School before serving as a helicopter pilot in the US Army. After two decades away, he returned to the area he has always called home and currently works in program development for SkillsUSA Massachusetts.

Available at area bookstores, independent retailers, and online retailers, or at www.LegendaryLocals.com or (888)-313-2665.  

Each book in Arcadia Publishing’s Legendary Locals imprint delves into the history of some of the unique individuals and groups, past and present, who have made a memorable impact on their community throughout its history.
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