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"Westborough 1776"

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This broadside, which includes photographs of the birthplace of Eli Whitney, Whipple House, Dr. Hawes Place, the Arcade, Homestead of Daniel Hardy, and the Forbush Tavern was apparently handed out at the Westborough 250th celebration. Rita Lee…

"Westborough Downtown"

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A reproduction of a painting by local artist Gloria Carter of the Arcade Building and Burnside Building on East Main Street, at the rotary. Kris Allen brought this to the 2017 scanning day.

"Willow Park Water Cure and Hygienic Institute" circular

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Dr. J. H. Hero practiced medicine out of the Nathan Fisher House. David Hero, the great, great grandson of Dr. Hero, brought this to the 2017 scanning day.

#143 Fisher Street

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"Little yellow house next to Marshall Farm" on Fisher Street.

100 Years of Progress in the Making of Men

Lyman School historical picture book: cover page
Photographs, captions and quotations detailing the life of students at the Lyman School for Boys in Westborough, Massachusetts from around 1947.

100th Anniversary, 1894-1994, John Boyle O'Reilly Council #85 Knights of Columbus booklet

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This booklet highlights the leadership, membership, and the good works of the John Boyle O'Reilly Council No. 85 Knights of Columbus here in Westborough throughout its 100-year history. It is important as a way of remembering the benefits that the…

12 High Street

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Frank Forbes House. Frank's wife, Fannie (Hooker) Forbes, was heir to a large Chicago fortune connected with Wrigley's gum. This fortune allowed them to be huge benefactors to Westborough, which went far beyond the Forbes Building. Gift of Gordon…

12 High Street

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Frank Forbes House. Frank's wife, Fannie (Hooker) Forbes, was heir to a large Chicago fortune connected with Wrigley's gum. This fortune allowed them to be huge benefactors to Westborough, which went far beyond the Forbes Building. Gift of Gordon…

16 Church Street

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Picture of 16 Church St. after a snow storm, with someone shoveling snow in foreground. "Longstreet"[?]

18 Boardman St.

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"Sept, 3, 1900, 18 Boardman St. Hannah Maria Miller's old Homestead, Westboro."