HUGE Annual Tag Sale

Saturday, June 6, 2015

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Edgell Memorial Library

3 Oak Street, Framingham, MA

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Join us rain or shine both inside and outside the Library, parking is available in front and behind the Historic Village Hall. The types of items that will be sold are Framingham books and collectibles, gently used household items, small furniture, antiques, linens, keys, and more! Continue reading

In the Footsteps of a Civil War Hero – A Walking Tour of General Gordon’s Framingham

Flag Day – June 14, 2015

Framingham Centre Common

Tours at 1:00; 2:00; 3:00: 4:00 p.m.

General Gordon Walking Tour

This guided tour will feature four living history tableaux among the buildings and settings of General Gordon’s childhood and later life. You will truly be taking a walk back in time as so much of the Centre Common and land along the Sudbury River remains intact. The tour will end at the Edgell Library where General Gordon’s possessions are on display in addition to the flag carried by the 13th Regiment through battles including Bull Run, Antietam, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. In honor of Flag Day we will include a special tribute to this beautifully preserved symbol of Framingham’s contribution to the Civil War.

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Annual Meeting 2015

June 16, 2015 – 7:00PM
Edgell Memorial Library

3 Oak Street, Framingham

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1812 House

Featured speaker: Vincent Cannato, UMass Boston Associate Professor of History

The Framingham History Center invites our members to our annual meeting. Following a brief annual meeting, Vince will speak about his new book American Passage: The History of Ellis Island and Framingham resident, Edward F. McSweeney, the first person to manage Ellis Island in 1892. Edward lived in the 1812 House currently being renovated by Framingham State University. Wine and cheese will be served.

Town Historian Pens Book About History of Cushing Hospital

Damianos Publishing will host a book signing with author Fred Wallace on Friday, April 24 from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Unexpected Archive with former Dennison executive Lou D’Amaro

Saturday, April 11, 2015, 2 p.m.

Edgell Memorial Library

3 Oak Street, Framingham

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Come hear Lou D’Amaro, former President of Dennison Stationary Products Company, during a one hour “unexpected archives” conversation this Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Lou will combine his wonderful humor with a wealth of stories about Dennison and the office products industry for a personal perspective on the more recent company history.

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