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Middleborough Historical Association Program

The Spring meeting of the Middleborough Historical Association, Inc. will be held on Saturday, April 26th, 2014 at 1:00 PM in the lower level meeting room of the Middleboro Public Library.   Celebrating the opening of the 2014 baseball season, … Continue reading

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Women of the Civil War

Middleborough Historical Association to Present Program: Women of the Civil War As our nation continues to remember the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, a special program is planned by the MHA. Women’s efforts were significantly important in war zones … Continue reading

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Middleborough sees culture as key to future

By Michele Morgan Bolton Globe Correspondent     December 15, 2013 When it comes to the future of downtown Middleborough, local and business leaders have had a united vision: a thriving town center packed with arts, history, shopping, food, and … Continue reading

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Historian to speak on the world tour of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Thumb

October 24, 2013 5:25 PM MIDDLEBORO — The annual membership meeting of the Middleborough Historical Association will be held on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 3 p.m. at Lorenzo’s Italian Restaurant on West Grove Street (Rte. 28). The program will feature … Continue reading

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Middleboro town meeting to vote on CPA funds

By Eileen Reece Enterprise correspondent Posted Sep 24, 2013 @ 06:00 AM MIDDLEBORO — When special town meeting meets on Oct. 7, voters will be asked to approve Community Preservation Funds for the preservation of the historic Oliver Homestead, the … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Article

Middleborough museum exhibit recalls celebrity little people By John Laidler August 25, 2013 In the midst of the Civil War in 1863, a large crowd turned out at Grace Church in New York City to witness the wedding of a … Continue reading

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Good thing comes in small package for Middleboro

Restoring dress of Mrs. Tom Thumb was huge undertaking Purchase this photo Marc Vasconcellos/The Enterprise A dress once worn by Lavinia Warren (Mrs. Tom Thumb) is on display at the Middleboro Historical Museum. By Jennifer Bray Enterprise Staff Writer Posted … Continue reading

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Delightful tour guide made museum visit memorable

August 30, 2012 11:47 AM To the Editor: Our seven-member Lakeville book discussion group read “The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb, a Novel” this past year and as a follow-up visited The Middleborough Historical Museum on Jackson Street yesterday. This … Continue reading

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Open for Business Once Again: The Peirce Company Store

June 21, 2012 11:26 AM This Saturday, the Middleborough Historical Museum reopens its iconic Peter H. Peirce Company exhibit, with an open house from 10 to 3, including a ribbon-cutting at 10 and tours at 11. The exhibit documents the … Continue reading

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