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  • Collection: "Westborough: Your Town - Your History" Scanning Day, 2017

Girl Scout Uniform Vest and Sash

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The Girl Scout Vest and Sash worn by Elizabeth Devereux Lippitt, a member of Westborough Troop 506. The troop met in the Baptist Church on Main Street. Her mother, Susan Lippitt, brought this to the 2017 scanning day.

Boy Scout Uniform Sash and Shirt

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The Boy Scout sash and shirt worn by Ethan Lippitt, a member of Westborough Troop Four, which met at the Lutheran Church on West Main Street at the time. Mark Lippitt brought this to the 2017 scanning day.

Map of part of the town of Northborough

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Plate five from an atlas. Shelby Marshall bought this from a man who had acquired it at an estate sale in Maine and she brought it to the 2017 scanning day.

Map of the towns of Southborough, Southville, Cordville, and Westborough

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Plate four from an atlas of Worcester County depicting the towns of Southborough, Southville, Cordville, and Westborough. Shelby Marshall bought this from a man who had acquired it at an estate sale in Maine and she brought it to the 2017 scanning…

Map of the towns of Northborough, Westborough, Southborough, and Shrewsbury

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Plate three from an atlas depicting the towns of Northborough, Westborough, Southborough, and Shrewsbury. Shelby Marshall bought this from a man who had acquired it at an estate sale in Maine and brought it to the 2017 scanning day.

Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) Service Medal

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This service medal was awarded to Lieutenant John W. Bowman of Westborough. His tenth generation grandson, Gary Bowman, brought it to the 2017 scanning day.

Westborough Monopoly game

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This is the millennium celebration edition of this unique version of Monopoly, featuring the Town of Westborough

Eagle Scout Award Brother

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Troop 4, Westborough Boy Scout Troop. Arnold Turner, Edward Turner, and Robert Tolles are represented. Edward Turner brought this to the 2017 scanning day.

Top of tomahawk

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This top of a tomahawk was found buried in the yard at 108 West Main Street, which had been the Blue Anchor Tavern, reminding the current residents that there had been several raids in the area in the 1700s. Cynthia Drisko, who lives there now,…

"Songs of America for use in the school and home"

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This booklet of patriotic songs was given "with the compliments of E. H. Denham, dry and fancy goods, wall papers and window shades" in Westboro. Cynthia Drisko found it in the wall of her house at 108 West Main Street, and brought it to the 2017…