“Alice North Towne Lincoln: Boston’s Selfless Advocate for the Poor” By William A. McEvoy Jr. (Free Download)

July 13, 2020

Author and historian William McEvoy has just completed an 88 page biography on Alice North Towne Lincoln, buried on Snowdrop Path in Mount Auburn Cemetery.

Alice N. Lincoln was a philanthropist in 19th century Boston who focused on reforming tenement housing, closing down the hospital on Rainsford Island, and a number of other causes.

You will find a link to download McEvoy’s book below. Also make sure to check out our YouTube series, “Stay Home Sweet Auburn” where Corinne Elicone visits Lincoln’s grave and tells the story of Rainsford Island.

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