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The great Hometown Weekly history tour

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Special Correspondent In the wake of Thanksgiving’s stories of Pilgrims, Native Americans, colonies, and exploration, readers in Hometown Weekly’s communities may have found themselves contemplating their home’s place in history. And why not? Plymouth and Salem are no more than an hour away. Boston, Lexington, and Concord are even closer. Much of America’s important...
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Lecture to discuss landscape architect Olmsted

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Frederick Law Olmsted is the subject of a lecture sponsored jointly by the Dover Historical Society and Chicatabot Garden Club on Wednesday, October 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Dover Library, Lower Level. Alan Banks will be the speaker. He is Supervisory Park Ranger of Fairsted in Brookline, Olmsted’s last home and the...
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