THE BOOMING OF ACRE HILL
Acre Hill ten years ago was as void of houses as the
primeval forest. Indeed, in many ways it suggested
the primeval forest. Then the Acre Hill Land
John Kendrick Bangs, as the invariable tripartite nomenclature on the spines of his many books might attest, was a genteel figure whose humorous writing is characterized by a gentle and, at times, unr...
During the 1890s and into the twentieth century John Kendrick Bangs was one of the major humorists in the United States. As humor editor of Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Harper's Bazar, Harper's Week...