By Rebecca A. Duda,Maj. Everett Henry

ISBN-10: 1467101559

ISBN-13: 9781467101554

tested in 1669 as a small farming village at the banks of the Merrimack River, Dracut�s early settlers made their mark throughout the American Revolution. From French nobleman Louis Ansart, who grew to become an American citizen and settled within the quarter, to Dracut�s personal Joseph Bradley Varnum, town performed a pivotal position within the founding of the state. extra lately, Dracut remains to be the house of modern day patriots comparable to Michael Monahan, who left collage to serve within the Vietnam battle, and Capt. John Ogonowski, who gave his lifestyles on September eleven, 2001. Dracut has been domestic to various different neighborhood legends�Dr. Christos Daoulas used to be the longest-serving Massachusetts college superintendent, and Dennis Piendak oversaw amazing progress and growth in the course of his 28 years as city supervisor. Dracut used to be additionally domestic to the indomitable Polly Urquhart, whose identify now graces the nook the place her shop as soon as stood; Rev. Larry Zimmerman, the pastor of the previous Yellow assembly apartment for 33 years; and Edmund Murphy, the dean of Massachusetts highschool soccer coaches. those are a number of the many impressive those that got here from a city that used to be often called easily �the wildernesse north of the Merrimac.�

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