Derry is a small town in the northernmost part of the Massachusetts Province of the NAL. Founded circa 1821 as a fishing village, it eventually grew and became prosperous in a small way. Dunsany College, a private liberal arts institution, is situated there as is the old Derry Lighthouse (something of a tourist attraction, now a bed-and-breakfast). As of 2000, the town's population is 27,112 persons. Their most famous citizen is the controversial novelist V.A.Howard.