Middlesex Turnpike

The Winchester Historical Society invites you to  THE MIDDLESEX TURNPIKE: Partner or Competitor to the Canal? A talk by Tom Raphael Wednesday, November 14th at the Sanborn House Refreshments at 7 p.m. Program begins at 7:30 p.m. Many of us learned in history class about the wooden plank road built in 1785 through the Cumberland […]

Digging Up Winchester’s Past: Native Americans along the Mystic

Digging up Winchester’s Past: Native Americans along the Mystic Peter Wild and Ellen Knight Thursday, October 4 7:30 p.m. Jenks Senior Center Learn about the history of Squaw Sachem and Native Americans in Winchester through documents and artifacts. Historian Ellen Knight will speak on the co-existence of the Native American and colonial English cultures in […]

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The History of Filene’s Basement

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 at 7:00 pm Winchester Public Library Friends of the Winchester Public Library are sponsoring a showing of the film “Voices from the Basement”, a documentary by Michael Bavaro about Boston’s beloved 100-year-old icon – the original Filene’s Basement. The film is a journey back to a time when the American Dream […]

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Wright-Locke Farm: A History in Pictures
by Ellen Knight

Look into the history of the Wright-Locke farm in a new 16-page booklet titled Wright-Locke Farm: A History in Pictures. Read More.

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