Nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more;
but they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig tree, and none shall make them afraid.
-- Micah 4:3-4


About Friends of Adin Ballou

FAB Events

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Adin Ballou Biography

Walking Tour

Works by Adin Ballou

Works on Adin Ballou and Hopedale

Hopedale Town History

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To Live a Truer Life

Sample Pages


Title Page Excerpt 1
Here comes the mail!
Excerpt 2
A letter for Adin Ballou

Excerpt 3
Dialogue on Non-Resistance


"To Live A Truer Life"
Song by Daniel S. Whitney


"The Hopedale Community"
Notes by Lynn Gordon Hughes