Boston & Maine Historical Society Bulletin, Fall, 1977, pages 5-10.
A Brief History of Georgetown, Massachusetts, Jane Field, Georgetown Historical Society (1963).
Georgetown Story of 100 Years 1838-1938, Forest P. Hull, (1939).
History of Essex County, Massachusetts, D. Hamilton Hurd, J. W. Lewis & Co., Philadelphia (1888), 2 volumes.
Tales & Reminiscence of Georgetown, Eleanor Stetson, Georgetown, (1983).
To learn more about early Rowley read the town description from the "Standard History of Essex County, Massachusetts" published in 1878 by C.F. Jewett & Co. of Boston.