Artifacts of the Week

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Painting Panel The chips were taken from the original clapboards and show the paints used from 1794 through 2009. Two paint chips from the east side of the 1793 Westford

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Placemat The table mat has a depiction of the Westford Town Common. Drawn by the late Phyllis Hughes then of Carlisle, MA, originally for the Friends of the J.V. Fletcher

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Autograph Book From the Westford Academy Exhibit Westford Academy autograph book of Abbie J. Cutter (1861-1923) from her time at WA from 1875 to 1879. The book contains signatures of

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Ice Cream Parlor This 1922 card advertised the grand opening of a new ice cream parlor on Third Street, Graniteville (Westford). Women presenting the card received a free ice cream,

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Library Card 1878 library card for H. Dwinell, who was likely Hezekiah Dwinell (1804-1884). According to the Fletcher Library, the card was used while the library was in the Town

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Prescott House Painting A 1947 depiction of the Prescott house still standing at 181A Main St, the intersection of Chamberlain Rd (Chamberlain’s Corner). The house was originally built in 1752

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Marie Aurea Marcotte’s Chemistry Folder The 1952 chemistry folder of Marie Aurea (Marcotte) Rondeau (1934-2015), while she attended Westford Academy. She went by Aurea Marcotte at the time. Her chemistry

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Cord From Micronesia The cord was made from tree bark by indigenous peoples of Micronesia. For more information on the Micronesia islands and its active indigenous cultures, please visit this

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Framed Photograph Photograph of Charles G. Sargent (1819-1878). He founded the C.G. Sargent & Sons Co, which existed from 1852 to 1990. The company primarily built machinery for processing textiles,

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Nabnasset Camp Photographs of the YMCA summer camp at Nab Lake around 1915. The camp was located at the Southeastern corner of the lake, where Edwards Beach and adjacent Ronan

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