Images of America: Reading

The new history book, called Images of America: Reading, by Everett and Ginny Blodgett.

Images of America: Readingwill be released on May 13, 2019. The book has been written by Everett and Virginia Blodgett and is being published by the Arcadia Publishing Company. A reception, short presentation, and signing will be held on May 13 at the RCTV Studios at 557 Main Street, Reading @ 7pm. 

Profits from the sale of the book are being donated to Reading 375, the Reading Antiquarian Society (Parker Tavern), and to conserve some of Reading’s artifacts. 

If you would like to reserve a copy, please email:

The price of the book is $21.99 and only cash and check (with ID) will be accepted. Please make checks payable Virginia Blodgett.

In coordination with the Reading Historical Commission and the Steering Committee of Reading 375, there will also be a “bundle” available for $45.00, which will include Images of America: Reading, At Wood End, (published for Reading’s 350th celebration in 1994), and a Reading 375 button. All proceeds from the sale of At Wood End will go to the Preservation section of the Reading Celebration Trust. 

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