Blessings of a LegacyA Book by Vera Bisbee Underhill
"Blessings of a Legacy," written by Vera Bisbee Underhill with Diane Cannon Wood, 1997, 122 pages, with many photos and copies of original documents, is still available in both hardback and soft cover, but in very limited quantities (about 10 each) from Fred Underhill. Fred, whose mother wrote the book, is a family historian and active member of the New England Historical Society. He has generously agreed to mail remaining copies at $30 for hard cover and $18 for paperback with free shipping if you contact him at the address below.
The book recounts the everyday lives of the Hopestill Bisbee family of North Rochester, Massachusetts and their descendants. According to Dianne Cannon Wood, the book provides, "snapshots of a family's life while history was going on around them. The Bisbees were touched by such major events as the settling of Plymouth Colony, The Revolutionary War, the Second Great Awakening, and the 1849 Goldrush."
If you are a member or descendant of the Bisbee Family, if you are interested in your own history and want to pass it on to your children, this book makes a great addition to your family history library. Please don't wait until they are gone. Order your own copy now from:
570 North Ave.
Rochester, Ma 02770
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