(Free Download) Rainsford Island: A Boston Harbor Case Study in Public Neglect and Private Activism by William A. McEvoy Jr. and Robin Hazard Ray

June 2, 2020

Below you will find a free download link to William A McEvoy and Robin Hazard Ray’s book on Rainsford Island.


  1. James Waters says:

    Thank you for this. I had forgotten about my 3rd great-uncle, a soldier who died here of small pox. As a kid I used to look out my grandmother’s attic window in Hull and look out over the Boston Harbor Islands.

  2. Anne says:

    Wow, i was just talking to my daughter about this.
    When i was young my Irish grandfather was sent there died there. (In the 40,s)
    Thank you so much doing that
    Also history on Irish being used to fill in
    Charlestown,Cambridge. Water from charles river.biild east cambridge.
    Treated them very bad.

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