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Title Eva E. Blackwelder Travel Journal [4]
Author/Creator Blackwelder, Eva E (fl. 1938-1957)
Date 28 Feb-21 Mar 1939
Document type Travel Journal
Description Eva E. Blackwelder's diary of her tour of Massachusetts, stopping at many historic places and giving details about historic events such as the Plymouth Colony and the Salem Witch Trials. She gives details of food eaten, places visited and hospitality offered by people she meets. She gives detailed descriptions of the weather and the history of the places visited. As well as journal entries, the diary also includes clippings from newspapers, photos and illustrations of places visited and booklets from hotels.
Theme(s) Women and Tourism  Historical, Cultural or Religious Tourism  Accommodation, Hospitality and Entertainment  The Great Outdoors  
Regions United States of America  
Country/State Massachusetts  
Keywords Plymouth Colony, pilgrims, history, Harriet Beecher Stowe, education, art, family, motor car, American War of Independence, women, literature, harbour, museum, weather, Salem Witch Trials, Mayflower, Tom Thumb, architecture, Paul Revere, lake, cemetery, health
Visual content
Collection Maud Del Mar Blackwelder Travel Diaries, 1938-1957
Reference Ms. N-1847
Library Massachusetts Historical Society
Language English
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