April 4, 2020

Hello from a very rain-soaked Easton!  I certainly hope this finds each of you well during this difficult, and stressful, time.  A number of you remarked about last week's message regarding the former mill site off Rockland Street.  Today I will provide just a few more...

March 28, 2020

Greetings! I hope this finds each of you well and navigating these times as best as you can.  It feels strange to be sending this from home today, but with a few exceptions, I have been trying to honor the "stay home" request from our governor.  I was at the museum yes...

March 21, 2020

Hello one and all! As we navigate these uncertain times, a little humor can go a long way. With apologies for the following, I hope it might cheer you up today.  The jokes are taken from early Oliver Ames High School yearbooks (month and year noted).

Stay well,


OA Y...

March 16, 2020

Hello all,

we have officially cancelled "Chowder and Chatter" for the spring. We hope to be able to reschedule this terrific event for the fall.

Stay well,


March 14, 2020

Hello fellow history lovers,

It is not always easy to be living through an historic time, and this is one of them.

Due to the concern regarding the Coronavirus pandemic, the Easton Historical Society and Museum will be closed until further notice.

We are following the gui...

March 7, 2020

Brrrr! Hello from a suddenly cold and icy Easton!  Last night we had a little reminder that winter is lurking just around the corner.

We are looking forward to a terrific Open House tomorrow at Queset, where William M. Ames and Kevin Friend of BCN Productions will have...

March 5, 2020

“Teach the children so it will not be necessary to teach the adults.”-Abraham Lincoln

This year you will hear a lot about the 100th anniversary of the Suffrage movement that

resulted in the 19th Amendment and gave women the right to vote. I think it is appropriate to


February 29, 2020

Hello, and a Happy Leap Day to you all! And a Happy Birthday to all of you who had the rare opportunity to be born on February 29.  Today is a special day so go out and do something great!

I have two very important items for you today.

You may be aware that a new documen...

February 22, 2020

Hello again,

last week I sent a photo of the former Bank and Post Office building.  Frederick L. Ames sends along the following to add to that posting:

Frank, A little bit more on the old Post Office building. The architect was Richardson's son in law, George Foster Shep...

February 22, 2020

Hi from a sunny but cool Easton!  It feels good to see the sun today, and with temps climbing into the 40's this weekend, spring must be close behind.

Below is a nice photo of one of the early trolleys that served Easton.  Taken sometime before 1920, it shows a Brockton...

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