Category Archives: Historical Sites

Object of the Month: February 2014 – Pomp’s Orchard

To celebrate African American History month, February’s Object of the Month is a transcribed oral history detailing “Pomp’s Orchard”, the cottage and orchard of Pomp, a former slave of the House family. Pomp was an African American slave owned by … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: September 2013 – Back to (Grammar) School

As we welcome the start of a new school year, September’s Object of the Month are images from our photograph collection of the “Old” and “New” South Grammar School of South Hanson. The “Old” South Grammar School was built by … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: August 2013 – A Day At The Beach

With the hot days of summer upon us, August’s Object of the Month is a tintype taken at Nantasket Beach of an unidentified man and two women from the photograph collection of the Hanson Historical Society. This tintype unfortunately has … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: June 2013 – Elsie Calder’s History of the #4 Primary Schoolhouse

To celebrate the start of summer – and end of the school year – June’s Object of the Month is Elsie Calder’s History of the #4 Primary Schoolhouse from the manuscript collection of the Hanson Historical Society. Former Hanson Historical Society … Continue reading

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