The documents listed below are the sources for all historical information given in this web site. Corrections and references to other authoritative sources shall be most welcome.
1. The Village Mill in Early New England
by Edward P. Hamilton
Old Sturbridge Village, Inc., 1964
2. Changes in the Land:
Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England
by William Cronon
Hill & Wang, 1983
3. Tracing the Past in Lexington, Massachusetts
by Edwin B. Worthen
Vantage Press, New York, 1998
4. Arlington's Little Local Rail Road: An Illustrated History
of the Lexington & West Cambridge Rail Road
and its Successors
by John L. Worden III
The Arlington Historical Society, Arlington, Massachusetts, 1991
5. History of Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Chapter XIII
by James P. Parmenter, A.M.
6. Taverns and Stagecoaches of New England, Volume II
by Allan Forbes and Ralph M. Eastman
State Street Trust Company, Boston, 1954
7. Historical Guide to Open Space in Lexington
by Thomas P. Sileo, 1995
Trail Maps by Tara Dickison Sileo
Including "Lexington Birds" by John W. Andrews
8. Town of Arlington, Past and Present
A narrative of larger events and important changes
in the village precinct and town from 1637 to 1907.
by Charles S. Parker
Arlington, C. S. Parker & Son, Publishers, 1907
9. Arlington:
by Richard A. Duffy
Arcadia Publishing, Dover, New Hampshire, 1997
10. Arlington:
Twentieth Century Reflections

by Richard A. Duffy
Arcadia Publishing, Dover, New Hampshire, 2000
11. Proprietors' Records of the Town of Cambridge, 1635 - 1829
University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1896
12. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630 - 1877.
by Lucius R. Paige
Boston: H. O. Houghton and Company
New York: Hurd and Houghton
Cambridge: The Riverside Press, 1877
13. The Records of the Town of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1703
University Press, Cambridge, 1901
14. History of Manufactures in the United States, Volume I, 1607-1860
by Victor S. Clark
Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1929
Reprinted: New York, Peter Smith, 1949
15. Life in Colonial America
by Elizabeth George Speare
Random House, Inc., 1963
16. Arlington Celebrates
The Growing Years: 1875-1975

Arlington Heritage Trust, 1977
17. History of the Town of Arlington, Massachusetts, 1635-1879
by Benjamin and William R. Cutter
David Clapp & Son, 1880
18. The Blew Regiment of the Cittie of London
19. The Story of
The First Congregational Parish
"The Unitarian Church"
Arlington, Massachusett

by Frederic Gill, Minister from 1892 to 1927
 20. Cambrensis Eversus
By Dr. John Lynch