An Array of Hope: Social News of Hope, Maine - 1888 to 1907 (Paperback)
Not Available From Shermans.com
A fascinating look at a rural mid-coast Maine town, as it transitions from the horse and buggy to the automobile, electric and telephone era. Full of history, vital records, biography, economics, and gossip from the transcribed "social news" of the Rockland Courier-Gazette newspaper. The book includes an every name index, Hope's 1888 census, and interesting biographies. There is a cornucopia of interesting turn of the century news, as it relates to many families in Knox and parts of Waldo County, Maine, including some of their far ranging migrations.