A Hauntingly Good Hello!

Greetings all! Well, it certainly feels like fall around here now. That wonderful orange maple tree has lost most of it's leaves, and we even had a slight frost the other night. Brrrr! I spent last night with Boy Scout Troop 193 in the gym behind the Immaculate Conception Church on Main Street telling ghost stories to an excited group of young people. Easton is rife with ghost stories, and it is hard to find some that haven't been heard before. So, in the spirit of the season, below is one of our more recent stories. Sorry for the length, but I hope it is worth reading. I was there for this one! BOO! Frank The former Morse factory at 7 Central Street has a fascinating history. Orig

Fall at the Easton Historical Society

Greetings fellow history lovers, fall is a beautiful season in New England! There is a wonderful sugar maple tree in front of our building that is all ablaze in oranges, yellows, and tinges of green. The late Dan Amorim planted this tree back in the late 1960's or early 1970's. Attached is a photo for you so that those who miss the fall colors might get a taste of home. On Sunday at 2:00 p.m., please join us at beautiful Stonehill College for a special program. Frederick Lothrop Ames will speak about the prior three Frederick Lothrop Ameses who did much to influence Easton, the cattle industry, and the early aviation industry. We will meet in the dining room of the former home of the

Upcoming Open House

Greetings history lovers! Our open house and fall meeting will feature the three former Ames family members who went by the name Frederick Lothrop Ames. This Sunday, we are holding our monthly open house at the Society museum from 1-5 p.m. The exhibit will feature the several homes of the different Frederick's including Langwater, Stonehouse Hill House (Stonehill), and a very special look at the mansion formerly owned by the second Frederick in Newport, Rhode Island in the early 20th century. We will also take a glance at a few of the Boston mansions along Commonwealth Avenue. On October 23rd, we will present our fall meeting with the current Frederick L. Ames speaking on the other thre

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