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"This is a splendid book. Its deep research, masterful language, and thoughtful insights into an elite community’s fascinating cadre of progressives, in turbulent times much like our own, bring the women’s suffrage movement to life."

-- James B. Conroy, author of the prize-winning Lincoln’s White House: The People’s House in Wartime

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"… a fascinating account of the emergence of late nineteenth century summer colonies, their growth, and subsequent suburban development. The depth and breadth of Lyle Nyberg's research is astounding."


-- David T. Dixon, author of Radical Warrior: August Willich's Journey from German Revolutionary to Union General; past Trustee, Scituate Historical Society

Never too old to vote!

Newly digitized records reveal Judith Winsor Smith, covered in a chapter of Summer Suffragists, registered in Boston to vote in 1920, at the age of 98. She is now listed on the Mary Eliza Project dataset, #39197, at 11 Roanoke Ave. This is a searchable dataset of 50,000 women who registered to vote once the US Constitution's 19th Amendment was passed.


Check out the Mary Eliza Project at, and Perhaps the oldest to register was Annie Stone, 102 years old. She is featured here.

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Southeast of Boston is a most scenic coastline. With 70 splendid photos in color by local pilots/photographers, this book covers Scituate’s beaches, harbors, oceansides, rivers, islands, & marshes.

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In eBook/Kindle and paperback

Explore the history of ditches and find the latest threats to our salt marshes.

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