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Oddity Odyssey James Chenoweth

Oddity Odyssey

James Chenoweth

Published January 21st 2001
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Kindle Edition
157 pages
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Take a trip through New Englands quirky past. Playfully masquerading as a guided tour through each of New Englands six states, Oddity Odyssey is an engaging compendium of lore celebrating the regions unique landscape and history. Author JamesMoreTake a trip through New Englands quirky past. Playfully masquerading as a guided tour through each of New Englands six states, Oddity Odyssey is an engaging compendium of lore celebrating the regions unique landscape and history. Author James Chenoweth has gathered the most memorable stories and retells them here in his own dryly-humorous style. Theres a legendary oddity at every turn. Visit the burial site of Samuel Jones leg and ponder the mystery of where the rest of him lies. Where is the ghost parking lot? Find out how Sin and Flesh Brook got its name. Why was John Wickes buried headfirst? Which New Hampshire man nearly assassinated President John F. Kennedy? Where is the bridge that love lost? How was the clambake invented? Did an apple tree really absorb the body of Roger Williams? Why was John Childs banned from flying in Boston in 1757? Packed to the rafter with tales bizarre and unusual for travelers on the road or in an armchair.