The Witch of Blackbird Pond

The Witch of Blackbird Pond is a children's fictional novel by American author Elizabeth George Speare, published in 1958. The story takes place in late-17th century New England. It won the Newbery Medal in 1959.

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The Witch Of Blackbird Pond - Allusions To Local Geography
... They include Blackbird Pond (has since dried up) The Great Meadows The Congregational Church on Main Street The Buttolph-Williams House is considered to be the house ...

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