Author Archives: Pat P.

“Holliston’s Famous 8-Arch Bridge: A History of the Railroad and the Rail Trail”

   Presented by Holliston Public Library and Holliston Historical Society Holliston Public Library Sunday, April 29th at 2:30pm 752 Washington St.  (please use side entrance to The Phyllis Gilman Room) Holliston, MA 01746       About 170 years ago, a railroad was constructed from Framingham, through Holliston, to Milford. Evidence of that railroad is

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“Tinseltown Inventor: The Most Beautiful Woman in the World”—Hedy Lamarr

 Sunday, March 18 at 2:30.  In celebration of Women’s History Month. Suitable for Ages 13 and up. Upon hearing the name Hedy Lamarr, whom do you see? A smoldering, bejeweled temptress perched on velour cushions in the 1949 classic Samson and Delilah?  Or a demure and professionally-clad inventor embarking on scientific ideas that were generations

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“Neither Lost Nor Found: the Archaeological Collections of Henry David Thoreau

  Sunday, December 3 at 2:30 p.m. Holliston Historical Society 547 Washington Street     In honor of Thoreau’s 200th birthday this year, Holliston Historical Society is presenting: “Neither Lost Nor Found: the Archaeological Collections of Henry David Thoreau.”  This illustrated talk is being given by Gloria Greis, Executive Director of Needham Historical Society.   Although

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