Secrets of Old Dartmouth

ABOUT Stephen Caravana

Stephen Caravana
Stephen Caravana grew up in Dartmouth, MA, and spent many years working as a commercial fisherman out of New Bedford before pursuing a career in the medical profession as a registered nurse, graduating from Cape Cod Community College and the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.  He al More...



Ms. Roberts' book titled Secrets of Old Dartmouth, was written by Kathleen Ryan Comiskey Roberts, back in 1959, and published in paperback for use in the Dartmouth Public Schools in 1963. The book provides readers with a vivid account of life in "Old Dartmouth" (Dartmouth, New Bedford, Westport, Fairhaven, Acushnet, and parts of Rhode Island) dating back to the 1600's. The book is wonderfully educational, and a must-read for anyone who enjoys learning about Colonial Massachusetts history.