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A Wealth of History

The Society supports publication of books about Stow history. There are seven published histories of Stow, three published by the society. These include:

Stow Things
Stow Things, by Ralph N. Fuller, 2009 (Stow Historical Society)
Stow Postcard Photo Book
Postcard History Series: Lake Boon, by Lewis Halprin and Alan Kattelle, 2005
Stow Photo Book
Images of America: Stow, by Lewis Halprin and Barbara Sipler (with the Stow Historical Society).
Lake Boon Photo Book
Images of America: Lake Boon, by Lewis Halprin and Alan Kattelle, 1998
Frannie's Book
Recollections of Stow, by Francis (Frannie) Warren, 1990 (Stow Historical Society)
Ellie's Book
History of Stow, by Ethel (Ellie) Childs, 1983 (Stow Historical Society)

Copies of these books are available for purchase at Stow´s Randall Library and at the Town Clerk´s Office and the Council on Aging offices in the Stow Town Building, or by mail order at:

Stow Historical Society
PO Box 40
Stow, MA 01775

Additionally, although the first history of Stow, the 1933 Stow, Massachusetts 1683 – 1933, by Rev. and Mrs. Preston R. Crowell, is long out of print, a PDF copy of the book is available here on the Stow Historical Commission website.

last update 2018 February 16