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Past Programs

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2005

 

Colonial Press Revisited

The Clinton Historical Society presents "Colonial Press Revisited," on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. at the Holder Memorial on Church Street. The program will take a historical look at Clinton's Colonial Press, the largest maker of books in the world at one time and Clinton's largest employer in the 1950s and '60s. For more information, contact the Holder Memorial at 978-368-0084.

 

 

SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2005

 

WACHUSETT WATERSHED FAIR

Clinton Historical will take part in the Wachusett Watershed Fair, with several surrounding towns, at either John Augustus Hall in West Boylston or Tower Hill in Boylston.  This is in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the building of the Wachusett Dam--many photos, documents, etc. will be on display throughout the day from many different historical societies, agencies, etc. 


 

SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2005                                                                             11 A.M.

 

HYSTERICAL HISTORY TOUR

Terry Ingano

Join Terry Ingano of the Clinton Historical Society on a bus tour of Clinton's quirkier side Saturday, May 21, 2005.  The Bus departs at 11:00 a.m. from Holder Memorial.  Cost is $10.00 per person followed by lunch (optional) at the Old Timer Restaurant (not included in cost).

Advanced reservations are required.  The sign-up deadline is May 13, 2005.

 

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 2005                                                                             10 A.M.

  

WILLARD CLOCK MUSEUM

 

Spring forward with the Clinton Historical Society for a visit to the Willard Clock Museum, Grafton, MA on Saturday, April 2, 2005.  Depart 10:00 a.m. from the Holder Memorial.  Cost is $20.00 per person followed by lunch at the Post Office Pub.

 

Advance reservations are required.  Contact the Clinton Historical Society to make a reservation.  The deadline is March 23, 2005

 

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Willard Clock Museum

  

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21                                                                                  7 P.M.

 

ANNUAL MEMBER DINNER

 

For only $10 per person, who'll enjoy a complete catered meal at the Holder Memorial.  During the dinner, the Society will recognize Mr. David Dunn of Dunn & Company for his outstanding efforts in supporting the programs and activities of the Society.  Also during the program, President Terrance Ingano will present a new slide show, "Musings in a Clinton Cemetery", which is sure to entertain the membership.  RSVP at 978-368-0084 by Tuesday, October 14; tickets available at the door

 
 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13                                                                        7 P.M.

 

NAMES IN BRONZE - CLINTON AND WORLD WAR I

Adam Ingano

Beginning at 7 p.m., Society Director Adam Ingano will present his findings on Clinton and World War I, highlighting those Clintonians who gave their life for the "war to end all wars".  Refreshments will be served; Members:  Free     Non-Members:   $3


 TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16                                                                      7 P.M.-9 P.M.

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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20                                                                   9 P.M.- NOON

IN HONOR OF BRIGADIER GENERAL TOBIAS R. PHILBIN

We are pleased to present the uniforms, awards, photographs, documents and history of Clinton's highest ranking citizen and military hero, Brigadier General Tobias R. Philbin.   Thanks to the generosity of the Philbin Family, this collection will be displayed along with the uniforms of other great Clintonians.

Join us for two separate showings of this truly historical grouping.

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11                                                                                           7 P.M.

An Evening with Thomas Farragher

Stuart Slavid  Thomas Farragher

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On Wednesday, June 11, at 7 p.m. the Historical Society will host Mr. Thomas Farragher, the Pulitzer Prize winning reporter and native Clintonian at a public meeting AT CLINTON HIGH SCHOOL (not the Holder Memorial because we expect a huge crowd AND it's air conditioned).  Farragher was one of the Boston Globe reporters just awarded the Pulitzer for his expose on the Catholic Church scandal; he is co-author of the book, Betrayal and a graduate of Clinton High School.

We'll charge $5 per person and $2 for students; refreshments will be served; 

 

SUNDAY, MAY 18                                                                                                       2 P.M.

LOOKING BACK AT WORLD WAR ii

Join us for this special look back at World War II and the 1940's.  Francis Tyler, Jr. of Clinton will be the speaker for this event.  Hot Fudge Sundae will perform a musical tribute to the 1940's.  This lecture and concert will be one of the highlights of our program year.  Refreshments will be served.  Admission: $5  Clinton Historical Society Members are admission free.

SATURDAY, MARCH 29                                                                            10 A.M. - 4 P.M.

EAT YOUR WAY THROUGH LOCAL HISTORY

 

The Clinton History Society will host breakfast, a tour of Holder Memorial and a brief overview of our town's history from 10a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; from noon until 1:30 p.m., you'll enjoy lunch and a program at the Boylston Historical Society; and from 2 to 3:30 p.m., you'll enjoy desserts/coffee and a program at the West Boylston Historical Society --- three historical societies, three programs, three meals -- all for only $15 per person---tickets are limited and carpooling is encouraged!

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9                                                                                7 P.M. - 9 P.M.

APPRAISAL NIGHT WITH SKINNER'S (ANTIQUES ROADSHOW)

Stuart Slavid  Stuart Slavid

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    and the Antique Roadshow.

 

Stuart Slavid of Skinner's will be on hand to appraise your items.  Stuart has been with Skinner's since 1989 and since 1996 has traveled across the country with Chubb's Antique Roadshow, the popular television program produced by WGBH.  There's no admission fee but there will be a charge for each item appraised.  Refreshments will be served.

 

 

 

 

 

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