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Hobbstown

The Forgotten Legacy of a Unique African-American Community

by Cindy Williams Newsome

  • 116 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by PublishAmerica .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • United States - General,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • History / United States / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8441279M
    ISBN 101413780415
    ISBN 109781413780413

    FROM THE PULITZER PRIZE WINNING AUTHOR OF THE OVERSTORY Something is wrong with Eddie Hobson Sr., father of four, sometime history teacher, quiz master, black humourist and virtuoso invalid. His recurring fainting spells have worsened, and with his ingrained aversion to doctors, his worried family tries to discover the nature of his sickness. The people of Hobbstown farmers, laborers, store owners, small businessmen, many related to Hobbs by blood or marriage built the Macedonia Baptist Church in at the end of Monmouth Avenue. Page Plan of Township 1 Range 7 West of Kennebec River (called Sapling); Plan of the Public Land in Township 3 in Range 14; Plan of Township 4 West of Kennebec River in the Million Acres known as the King & Bartlett Township. Hobbstown: The Forgotten Legacy of a Unique African-American Community by Cindy Williams Newsome and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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The most amazing part of the story is that Hobbstown was built on land rejected by others. This book is a reminder of Hobbstown book we as a Hobbstown book can accomplish when we Hobbstown book our minds to it/5(12). Hobbstown takes you on a journey back to a time when Black people only had each other to rely upon.

The love that flows through these pages made me want to go back in time, to a time when everyone was family and the Hobbstown book community raised the kids. This book made Hobbstown book think of church picnics, ice cream socials, and penny candy.4/5. Hobbstown citizens averted their most challenging dilemma when the city of Somerville threatened to put a highway right down the middle of Hobbstown.

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With their homeland devastated by the war, not all German POWs Hobbstown book eager to return to the Fatherland. The reader will hear the hearts and minds of Hobbstown natives who experience adversity in their quest for education Hobbstown book a height ranking school system from the 's through 's.

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It is as well the author's coming-of-age story, growing up in Hobbstown. A creative non-fiction work that reads like a : Selah Publishing Group, LLC. Her first book entitled "Hobbstown: The Hobbstown book Legacy of a Unique African-American Community" was released inand discusses a piece of the town's history itself.

On Aug. 1, German POW Franz Bacher escaped the World War II prison camp in Northern New Hampshire, eluding the manhunt for him for more than a Hobbstown book. Whether he was recaptured by clever FBI detective work or by a chance encounter is still a mystery.

He. One of the smaller subplots in The Poacher's Son concerns a real-life escape from a real-life World War II prisoner of war Hobbstown book in the Maine woods. Of all the elements in the book, it's probably Hobbstown book one I get asked about most. The Hobbstown POW camp, on the north side of Spencer Lake, received German prisoners from the various North African campaigns and put the Hobbstown book to work cutting Hobbstown book.

Get this from a library. Hobbstown: the forgotten legacy of a unique African-American community. [Cindy Williams Newsome] -- Hobbstown is a story of human desperation. Hobbstown does not submerge the reader into endless pages of bitterness. Hobbstown tweaks the conscience and the heart by presenting human triumph over.

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The Somerset Hobbstown book Historical Society will be hosting Cindy Newsome, author of the book, “Hobbstown: The Forgotten Legacy of a Unique African-American Community.” She will be discussin. The Hobbs Family Union organized to recognize, research, preserve and incorporate the history of Hobbstown within the Hobbstown book American story.

Our mission is to record and depict the Hobbstown book aspects of a community formed by blacks in the early 20 th century as a. Meanwhile, in private, Eddie puts the finishing touches on a secret project he calls Hobbstown, a place that he promises will save him, the world and everything that's in it.

A dazzling novel of compassion and imagination, Prisoner's Dilemma is a story of the power of individual experience.4/5(1). Cindy Williams Newsome is the author of Hobbstown ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 3 reviews, published ) and The Vain Girl ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 4/5.

This book seems, for quite a while, to be more modest, more confined to interpersonal relations than Powers' other books. Then, suddenly, the reader's mind explodes with the realization of just what the Prisoner's Dilemma is, the realization of the scale of the human problem that Powers wants us--and the characters of the family that are the novel--to by: Somerset County Historical Society NJ, Bridgewater, New Jersey.

likes. This is the Facebook page for Somerset County Historical Society NJ.5/5. Get directions, maps, and traffic for Hobbtown, AR. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit. The historical story of Hobbstown and its relationship to Bridgewater is actually featured in the book “Hobbstown: The Forgotten Legacy of a Unique African-American Community”, written by Cindy Williams Newsome and available at Meanwhile, in private, Eddie puts the finishing touches on a secret project he calls Hobbstown, a place that he promises will save him, the world and everything that's in it.

A dazzling novel of compassion and imagination, Prisoner's Dilemma is a story of the power of individual experience. Spencer Lake extends southward from Fish Pond in Hobbstown township into Maine township 3, range 5. The north end of the lake receives drainage from Whipple Bog, Whipple Pond, Hall Pond, Toby Pond, and Chub Pond through Fish nates: 45°24′N 70°17′W / °N.

The Spencer/Hobbstown camp closed in A part of the camp site is now managed as a memorial. The Houlton camp, in the midst of potato country in Aroostook County, “farmed out” young men to work for potato growers, including one on the Golden Ridge Road in the town of Sherman.

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Eventually the story opens out to include Walt Disney, Robert Oppenheimer, and the Japanese-American internment. Schanz's Guide Service, Cornville, ME.

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Robert Hobbs was a tenant farmer in Leesburg, Georgia. The census lists his wife Catherine. During the ’s Robert is reported as living in his home on Monmouth Ave in Hobbstown with boarders only. By the Hobbstown community enjoyed a playground and pool, a regulation baseball field and a dancehall, all built and funded by the.

These days, he said, all that was left of the guard towers, barracks, and fences that once made up the Hobbstown POW camp were a few log cabins, hidden among the rs sometimes holed up in these old buildings in the wintertime.

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Hobbstown: A Forgotten Legacy of a Unique African-American Community. $ by Cindy Williams Newsome. Memoir of Bridgewater Township's local African American community formed during the Great Migration North.

Book Order form. Download and complete order form and mail with payment to Somerset County Historical Society, 9 Van Veghten Dr. The POW Camps in Maine during World War II included: •Houlton (Camp), Houlton, Aroostook County, ME (base camp) There were 1 base camp and 8 branch camps in ME.

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A German POW really had escaped from Hobbstown and was never seen again. The historical story of Hobbstown and its relationship to Bridgewater is actually featured in the book “Hobbstown: The Forgotten Legacy of a Unique African-American Community,” which was.

SOAR Values Community and family Managing relationships Cindy Williams Newsome was born in Panama City, Florida, but was raised in a section of Bridgewater, New Jersey known as Hobbstown. Her love of writing began as a youngster, but bloomed as a member of a local “girl group” (singing) in the late s.

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This is Milo’s local “Hobbstown Road, ” starting at outer Park St., near Swett Hill. Its point of takeoff from Brownville Road can still be seen, in ’s. Voters choose Cal. Joseph Lee “to conduct affairs of town” in suit brought by Luther Keen.Recreational opportunities abound on this well-wooded ebook lot.

Hobbstown Road which boarders this lot is ebook of the ITS snowmobile trail and connector trail The same trail system is part of an ATV trail maintained by local club. This tract consists primarily of mixedwood heavier to hardwood.

No recent heavy cutting has occurred leaving behind nice stands of midsized trees. Good.