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August 2022

Medford History Walk with Laura Duggan

Wednesday, August 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Salem Street Burying Ground, Salem Street and River Street
Medford, 02155 United States
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WalkMedford and the Medford Recreation Department invite you to a Medford History Walk led by Laura Duggan, a Medford playwright who is passionate about unearthing the stories of people in Medford history. She'll start at Salem Street Burying Ground, and lead folks on a walk to Cradock Bridge and around Medford Square. Learn about Sarah Bradlee Fulton, Lydia Marie Child, the rum trade, the Brooks and Halls families, and the Medford High School Center for Citizenship and Social Responsibility (CCSR)…

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Medford Square: It Had It All

Thursday, August 11 @ 1:00 pm
Medford Senior Center, 101 Riverside Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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The Medford Senior Center welcomes back historian Dee Morris for another presentation, this one titled "Medford Square: It Had It All." Join Dee on a journey around Medford Square through the years. If you have pictures that may interest the group, feel free to bring them along. Reserve a seat by calling the Senior Center at 781-396-6010.

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September 2022

Walking Tour: A Rare Blend – Our Early Library and Its Neighbors

Saturday, September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Charlotte & William Bloomberg Medford Public Library, 111 High Street
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Medford historian Dee Morris resumes her popular walking tours with "A Rare Blend - Our Early Library and Its Neighbors," a stroll around the Medford Public Library neighborhood. Back in 1875, Thatcher Magoun Jr. presented Medford with an amazing gift, his father’s High Street mansion, which became the city's first library. The transformed building featured great books and a light-filled reading room. Nearby residents such as Samuel C. Lawrence, proprietor of Medford Rum, and Rev. Henry C. DeLong of the…

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