Watertown Square Through Time



Watertown Square—quaint New England town center, hub of culture and commerce, bastion of history—it is all this and more. Founded in 1630, Watertown, Massachusetts, has gone through countless transformations while maintaining its roots and small-town feeling. Read Watertown Square Through Time, and imagine you are walking down Main Street, paddling down the Charles River, and visiting the theatres, parades, and trolleys of yesteryear. Then read about the thriving Square of today—a walkable mecca of museums, eateries, shops, libraries, and the arts. Did you know that Watertown Square was once home to a hotel that was a Revolutionary War meeting place, a gristmill, livery stables, and even a chocolate factory? Through a splendid entourage of photographs, illustrations and maps, you will learn the rich and surprising history of a very special part of Watertown Strong. Whether you are new to Watertown, passing through, or have lived here all your life, you will uncover many fascinating details about Watertown Square. Includes 186 black & white photos.

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Book Author

Cara Marcus


Arcadia Publishing




96 pages