August 1, 2020

Hello my fellow history lovers!  This morning on my way to the Museum I took a chance and drove through the Oliver Ames High School area.  There, standing along the walkway in front of the high school, was the OAHS Class of 2020!  They were dressed in red gowns with wh...

July 25, 2020

Happy summer all!  July is in its glory of hot, humid days and summer thunderstorms.  From the late 1970's to the mid 1980's, I worked for Brockton Tool Company, in the former Morse Thread Mill on Central Street.  The company management kept some time honored tradition...

July 18, 2020

Greetings from the Museum!  With the Covid virus still running rampant, we have not been able to host any events, and I do miss seeing you all.  I have been busy here though, and the Society is working on several projects that you will be hearing more about as the year...

July 11, 2020

Greetings from balmy Easton!  We missed out on the major part of the passing tropical system, with no wind and very little rain, but we still have all the humidity.  Now it feels like a typical July day!

We received a good response from last week's email, so I'll f...

July 3, 2020

Greetings, and a happy 4th of July to all!  This year July 4th will be very different than any I can remember.  No fireworks displays, no parades, no fairs, and probably no big parties and barbeques.  My neighborhood has been eerily quiet (I have usually heard a few "b...

June 27, 2020

Hello from Easton!  Massachusetts is currently still in Phase II of its reopening plan, which does not include museums.  Phase III is set to begin in the first half of July if all goes well.  At this time, the museum remains closed and it looks like we will not have a...

June 22, 2020

Hi! In answer to a few requests, here is the color version of the blue heron photo which is on the back cover of the newsletter.


June 20, 2020

Hello, and welcome summer!  The official longest day (and shortest night) of the year is today, and with the sun out in full force, things are heating up!

Rod Stewart, that one time "mod" singer, released a song and an album in 1971 titled "Every Picture Tells a Story."...

June 16, 2020

Just in time for Father's Day at The Easton Historical Society & Museum
Great reduced prices for last minute gift idea for that special Dad, Grand or Great Grandfather in your life. Go on line or call the Museum. Pictured are a few specials. Free Easton delivery and or...

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