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Title John Hay Farnham Travel Journals
Author/Creator Farnham, John Hay (1791-1833)
Date 9 Jun 1806 - Aug 1832
Document type Travel Journal
Description Two journals kept on trips by John H. Farnham. The first, kept from 9-16 June 1806, describes a trip from Newburyport, Massachusetts, to Boston, and from Boston by sea to Portland, Me., and on to Waterford, Me. The second describes a trip from Jeffersonville, Indiana, to New England and back, kept from 20 Jun-9 Oct 1825, with descriptions of Ohio, New York (including Niagara Falls), and Massachusetts. Also included is a brief account of additional trips to Massachusetts, Ohio, Wisconsin, and New York taken between 1821 and 1832.
Theme(s) Accommodation, Hospitality and Entertainment  Historical, Cultural or Religious Tourism  
Regions United States of America  
Country/State Massachusetts  Maine  Indiana  New England  New York  Wisconsin  Ohio  Pennsylvania  South Carolina  Michigan  Kentucky  
Keywords family, health, accommodation, tavern, politics, walking, weather, boat, sailing, reading, development, eclipse, carriage drive, horse riding, steamboat, mail service, women, hotel, finance, hospitality, sightseeing, celebration, ball, American Indian, agriculture, river, military, fauna, church, art, architecture, children, music, religion, university, art, museum, cathedral, economy, ferry, excursion, finance
Collection John Hay Farnham Journals, 1806-1832
Reference Ms. SBd-127
Library Massachusetts Historical Society
Language English
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