The Old Coast Road From Boston to Plymouth

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(4.2 stars; 3 reviews)

A delightful trip from Boston through a dozen South Shore towns to Plymouth, stopping in each to explore a bit of the local history and 'modern' highlights. Written in 1920, it's a great journey through the past. (Summary by Steve Mattern) (3 hr 47 min)


Boston, a Foreword 23:37 Read by Steve Mattern
Dorchester Heights & the Old Coast Road 18:28 Read by Steve Mattern
Milton and the Blue Hills 18:27 Read by Steve Mattern
Shipbuilding at Quincy 24:28 Read by Steve Mattern
The Romance of Weymouth 19:41 Read by Steve Mattern
Ecclesiastical Hingham 18:22 Read by Steve Mattern
Cohasset Ledges and Marshes 16:51 Read by KHand
The Scituate Shore 11:20 Read by KHand
Marshfield, The Home of Daniel Webster 18:13 Read by KHand
Duxbury Homes 13:30 Read by KHand
Kingston and its Manuscripts 16:50 Read by KHand
Plymouth 27:22 Read by KHand


(4 stars)

The first reader sounds like a Bostonian and did great. The second reader did not know how to pronounce the names of the towns she was reading about which was a bit irksome.