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Scituate Moss

verses of the south shore of Massachusetts Bay
  • 31 Pages
  • 1.35 MB
  • English
M.S. Kingsbury , Scituate, Mass
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Here are 22 verses written by a gentleman quite smitten with the lovely coastal town of Scituate in Massachusetts.

Statementby Cyrus B. Tucker (Mowry S. Kingsbury)
LC ClassificationsPS3521.I5435 S3 1927
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6704405M
LC Control Number27016482

As Hank Hickman, a former mosser who has written two books on the topic, told Smithsonian, the Irish moss business in Scituate started fizzling with the death of the last "Irish moss.

Scituate Moss by Cyrus B. Tucker,M.S. Kingsbury edition, in EnglishPages:   Irish Sea Mossing in Scituate Mass Knee Deep in Seaweed (Irish Sea Mossing in Scituate Massachusetts Book 1) - Kindle edition by Hickman, Hawk Hickok.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Irish Sea Mossing in Scituate Moss book Mass Knee Deep in 5/5(15).

Hawk Hickman mossed for over 30 years and has written two books on the subject. (The Scituate Historical Society) Mossing in Scituate continued to provide jobs well through the Author: Emily Toomey. Knee Deep in Seaweed: The Final Chapter describes the unusual summertime occupation of gathering a certain type of nearshore algae known as Irish sea moss (Chondrus crispus) in a small coastal community approximately 30 miles south of n by former Scituate-based sea moss harvester Hawk Hickok Hickman, the book describes the author’s.

The book describes the author's discovery of this unique job and his total embracing of it for the better part of 25 years. During this story you will meet many of the other young men who shared in the times and activities described in this book.

Irish Sea Mossing was brought to the Scituate Moss book shores by Irish immigrants during the mid s.5/5(15). Scituate, a small coastal town, was long a hub for harvesting Irish moss, a seaweed commonly used as a thickening agent in products like toothpaste, ice cream, and even some medicines.

Scituate. Thomas Dwyer, the moss innovator, and Lucien Rousseau, Scituate’s last Irish moss king. The tools of the trade – dories, creels, rakes, floating oil dispensers, and more – remind us of the back-breaking work needed to haul the red algae known as chondrus crispus, or Irish moss, from the sea floor for eventual use in several every day.

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If you grew up here, live in, went to school, hung out, partied in, cruised. Northeast Revaluation Group, LLC Jefferson Blvd., Suite Warwick Rhode Island [email protected]   While Irish moss had been used in food preparation in Ireland as early asit was not “discovered” – or, at least publicly pointed out – in Massachusetts untilfour years after Deane’s book was released.

The discoverer was a Boston doctor, Jerome Van Crowninshield Smith, who would go on to become mayor of Boston in the s.

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She and her husband, Samuel – who was a Scituate firefighter – raised their nine children in the home they built on Damon Road. On Wednesday, Aug. 12, Anne turned 98 years old, and her family held a special surprise: a birthday parade in her honor, complete with a Scituate fire truck leading the way.

Read all about it in my two books, "Knee Deep in Seaweed" and "Seaweed Shantytown", available on Amazon or text me at for signed copy. Also available at the following establishments, Buttonwood Bookstore Cohasset, The Mossing Museum Driftway Scituate, Historical Society Building Scituate, Support your local businesses.

Scituate Historical Society, 43 Cudworth Road, Scituate, MAUSA [email protected] The Maritime and Irish Mossing museum shows the history of harvesting Irish Moss, a seaweed with a thickening agent that is used in toothpaste, ice cream, medicine, and industrial products.

For a century it was only harvested in Scituate. In addition, the museum has displays about the many shipwrecks along the Massachusetts coast. Description based on: Topics: Scituate High School (Scituate, Mass.)--Students--Yearbooks, School.

Scituate (/ ˈ s ɪ tʃ u ɪ t / ()) is a seacoast town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States, on the South Shore, midway between Boston and population at the census. For geographic and demographic information on the village of North Scituate, which is a part of Scituate, please see the article North Scituate, Massachusetts.

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Scituate was settled by a group of people from Plymouth aboutwho were joined by immigrants from the County of Kent in England. They were initially governed by the General Court of Plymouth, but in the town incorporated as a separate entity. The name Scituate is derived from "satuit", the Wampanoag term for cold brook, which refers.

James W. Mullin, III, of Scituate, passed away peacefully at South Shore Hospital on Ap surrounded by his four siblings. James was born in Boston on Novem He was the son of. Feb 7, - Images from in and around Scituate.

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Positioned on a rocky, ledge-strewn coast, Scituate is famous for its shipwrecks, lighthouses and the moss gathered from its rocks by Irish immigrants. Taming the four cliffs of Scituate, the townsfolk harnessed wind and wave to power their mills, s Taming the four cliffs of Scituate, the townsfolk harnessed wind and wave to power their mills, scoured and scraped seafloor rocks to gather valuable moss, and outlasted some of the most powerful storms ever to hit the New England coast.5/5(2).

Scituate is primarily a highly desirable suburb of Boston. The town center (see picture below) is lined with independently-owned specialty shops (toys, books, music, clothing, ice cream, even a movie theater) with the harbor peaking behind the commercial district.

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We are the largest phone directory for Massachusetts with the largest databaes of phone numbers. Search Today!Program from a joint class reunion held by Scituate High School Class for the classes of, and on the 35th anniversary of the Class of graduation.

Includes class lists and notes about some alums. Topics: Scituate High School (Scituate, Mass.)--Alumni and alumnae, Class.Ho was ordained at Windham, Conn.,chosen President of Tale College,continued in the chair untildied at Scituate, Charles Chauncy, (not born in Scituate), was a minister of the first Church of Scituate, for l3 years, from towhen .