Friday, November 16, 2012

The Big Giveaway!

Fieldstone Common has two copies of The Poorhouses of Massachusetts to give away to its listeners!

The Poorhouses of Massachusetts by Heli Meltsner is published by McFarland & Company Inc, Publishers.

The book retails for $55!!

This 235 page book includes four appendices, end notes, a bibliography and an index. It has lots of black and white photos. It also has a large section on extant Massachusetts poorhouses and their history. It also includes an overview history of poor laws in Massachusetts.

Enter the Giveaway

In order to win, go to the Fieldstone Common page on Facebook and hit "like." Then leave a comment describing which has been your favorite Fieldstone Common episode and why. The two most convincing/genuine answers will win the books.

If you haven't listened to Fieldstone Common yet start now! You have plenty of time between now and Wednesday!

If you don't have a Facebook account then send your comment to

Enter anytime between now and Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 6pm EST.  The winners will be announced on the blog that evening.

Photo by shimelle and used under the creative commons license.

1 comment:

  1. I really loved listening to this broadcast! It got me interested in looking at all poorhouses in my areas of research.