Dogtown, Gloucester Massachusetts

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The Babson Boulders

Rocks with mottos out in the middle of no where? Did this guy have rocks IN his head? What gives? Take a look!

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The Story Of Dogtown

What happened to all those crazy people who croaked long ago? Find out!

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Visiting Dogtown

Something compells to me shut off my computer, get off my ass and wander around out in the woods. See where!

Dogtown Links:

Biking Dogtown
Bill Franson Photography
Odd New England
Dogtown: Location, History and Legends
Dogtown: Pictures, Postcards, Paintings
Dogtown: Poets and Poetry

Babson College archives

Books on Dogtown:

Developing a Management Program for Dogtown: A Report to the
     Mayor by the Dogtown Steering Committee. 8/1/85
The Gloucester Guide by Joseph Garland (Protean Press; Rockport,
     MA, 1990)
The Saga of Cape Ann by Melvin Copeland and Elliot Rogers (Bond
     Wheelwright Co.; Freeport, ME, 1960)
Gloucester by Land and Sea by Charles Boardman Hawes (Little
     Brown & Co.; Boston, MA, 1923)
Walking Cape Ann with Ted Tarr by Helen Naismith (Ten Pound
     Island Books; Gloucester, 1994)
Actions and Reactions: An Autobiography of Roger Babson (Harper
     & Brothers; New York,. 1935)
In the Heart of Cape Ann or the Story of Dogtown by Charles Mann
     (Proctor Brothers; Gloucester, MA, 1896)
The Wilds of Cape Ann by Eleanor Pope (Nimrod Press; Boston, MA,1981)
Cape Ann Tourist's Guide by Roger Babson (Cape Ann Community League;
     Gloucester, MA, 1952 (reprint)
In and Around Cape Ann by John Webber (Cape Ann Advertiser Office;
     Gloucester, MA, 1885)
Roger Babson: A Reminiscence by Paul Kenyon (1982)
Dogtown Common by Percy Mackaye OJ Little & Ives Co.; New York, 1921)
Dogtown Common by Kitty Parsons (1936)
The Journal of Henry David Thoreau, Vol. VIII-XlV, November 1855
     1861 edited by Bradford Tovay and Francis Allen (Dover Pub
     lications; New York, 1962)
Marsden Hartley: Soliloquy in Dogtown catalogue of exhibition (Cape
     Ann Historical Association; Gloucester, MA, 1985)