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Merry Christmas

From the fabulous Finney postcards comes this touching glimpse of two mischievous vandals and their squirrel sidekick pranking Santa while he naps. For more Christmas goodness from the Local History Room , see here and here.   Source: Joseph Cushman Finney Papers … Continue reading

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And a belated top o’ the morning to ye all

From the always entertaining Joseph Finney Collection. A rosy-cheeked couple merrily skip along, both dressed in green.  She wears a large bonnet, a green empire-waisted gown and dainty black boots.  He sports  a traditional leprechaun outfit with a green jacket, … Continue reading

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New Exhibit – Happy Holidays!

A beautiful batch of holiday mailers from the Loring Postcard Collection are now in the Local History exhibit case.  Stop by and take a look.

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Thanksgiving 1911

On November 29, 1911, Laura from Island Creek mailed this happy holiday card to Russell Loring here in Kingston. This year, I’m thankful that my turkey is home in the refrigerator, not gallivanting around town with some hot-rodding kid and … Continue reading

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New exhibit: Greetings from Kingston, Mass.

The exhibit for April in the Local History display case is a selection of early 20th century color postcards showing Kingston buildings and places. Stop by and take a look!

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New Exhibit: A Salute to our Veterans

November’s Local History Room exhibit honors veterans with a display of artifacts and documents that give a small glimpse of the soldier’s life and return home.

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