The Original Gerrymander

It's Also History

It’s Also History: Tales & Tidbits from Alan’s Archives

Alan Foulds is a local historian who has written several historically related articles in addition to his book, “Boston’s Ballparks &  Arenas.” He is a major contributor to the writing of “At Wood End.” Mr. Foulds is also Reading’s Town Moderator.

Most people have heard the term “gerrymandering” and might know what it means, generally, but most don’t know the origin, or who it was named for, or even how to pronounce the word. This episode explains all that – and more

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