Old Mount Carmel Parish: Origins & Outgrowths 1923 GEORGE DICKERMAN Signed ~ Pioneer Town History ~ New Haven County ~ Hamden CT Connecticut


Title: The Old Mount Carmel Parish: Origins & Outgrowths

Author: George Sherwood Dickerman

Description: Inscribed by author on ffep. Tan papered boards. Light wear to ends of spine. Typed note affixed to front paste-down, which describes the owner's relationship with the author and their family connections. Several leaves have dampstains along edges (not touching any text or images). Foldout map made from a 1889/1890 survey and which shows the location of about 25 country residences with names, plus 14 illustrations on plates. x, 220 pages. 9.25 x 6 inches.

Pioneer history of the Mount Carmel locality in Connecticut, located a few miles north of New Haven, near the town of Hamden.

Inscribed to Warren Huntington Bolles (1899-1996) who met Rev. Dickerman, who happened to be his great-uncle, while attending divinity school at Yale in 1928.


[1] The Cruise of the Onrust.
[2] The Quest for Beaver.
[3] New Netherland and New England.
[4] Pioneer Communities.
[5] Quinnipiac Lands.
[6] Land Apportionments.
[7] Scattered Homesteads.
[8] Mills, Roads, Fords, and Bridges.
[9] Parish and Church.
[10] The Ministry and Its People.
[11] Revolutionary Times.
[12] Change from a State-Church to Free Churches.
[13] Farms as Schools of Pioneering.
[14] Migrations to Litchfield, Berkshire, and Vermont.
[15] Susquehanna Frontier.
[16] Cabins in New York Woods.
[17] Up the Mohawk and Beyond.
[18] Personal Recollections.
[19] Canal, Railroad, and Factories.

Rev. George Sherwood Dickerman (1843-1937) graduated from Yale in 1865 and received his divinity degree three years later from the Yale Divinity School. His pastorates included First Congregational of West Haven (1870-1874), Pine Street Congregational of Lewiston, Maine (1874-1883), and Second Congregational at Amherst, Massachusetts (1883-1891).

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good–
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Published for the New Haven Colony Historical Society by Yale University Press
Place: New Haven
Year: 1925

Keywords: history, Hamden, Wallingford, New Haven, CT, Connecticut, New Haven County,

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