Monday, August 1, 2011
Lexington Historical Society celebrates 125 years.
Quite a few people helped celebrate the Lexington Historical Society's 125th birthday party at the Depot last Friday evening. It was suggested that about 150 people were there at one time, but the count was probably much higher since people came and went as the evening passed. Society officials Susan Rockwell, Executive Director Susan Bennett, David Wells, Elaine Doran and her son Sam organized the celebration, one that was marked with blue and white balloons, fruit punch and two huge sheet cakes, each frosted in pure white and adorned with the antique flow blue of the Lexington Historical Society's seal. Society President Paul Ross thanked everyone for coming, Board of Selectmen Chair Hank Manz offered a few humorous words and Paul O’…
Friday, July 29, 2011
... before the weekend.
Remember, there's a Lexington Historical Society party at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Lexington Depot. I hope to see you there. Have a slice of cake and celebrate 125 years of keeping Lexington history alive. Don't make plans for the Senior Center on Tuesday, Aug. 2. It's closed. Town Manager Carl Valente said they are working on a major piece of water equipment, which will leave the Massachusetts Avenue center without water. Finally, get to the town website and take a quick survey to let officials know how you're using the town's website. Have a safe and fun weekend. See you on Monday.
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Share your opinion in the comments.
As you can see, it's a history-heavy day here at Lexington Patch. Our Patch Passport series traveled back in time through the Munroe Tavern. And today's About Town columns focus on the Lexington Historical Society's 125th birthday (and party), while Taking It Personally columnist Hank Manz offers questions and answers about local historic preservation. Yes, admid all of those links you did read that the Lexington Historical Society is celebrating 125 years. And they're doing it with a party this Friday. And everyone's invited. So, with that in mind, we want to know, Have you had any dealings with the Historical Society, be it as a committee member, visitor at one of the sites they maintain or otherwise? Will you attend their party?