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eThreads: Textiles & Historic Clothing Committee Blog Post #3

Caps Galore, by Madelon S. Ali (volunteer on the Textiles & Historic Clothing Committee): We members of the historic clothing committee often encounter mysteries about the items in our collection. One such mystery arose over a box with baby clothes, particularly many baby caps.  It was apparent that much love and consideration had gone into…

February 11, 2021
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Annual Meeting 2020

The DRHS celebrated Annual Meeting 2020 on the evening of February 2, 2021 via meeting link. At the meeting, brief reports on the accomplishments of 2020 were given by the Board President, Sally Redmond, the Treasurer, David Uitti, and the DRHS Executive Director, Erin McGough. Special Guest speaker, historian Lyle Nyberg, presented on Duxbury’s connections…

February 3, 2021
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eThreads: Clothing and Textiles Committee Blog Post #2

Threads of Duxbury’s Past, Post #2: For the past 13 years, as part of an ongoing collaboration with the Duxbury Free Library, the DRHS’s Textiles & Historic Clothing Committee has presented gallery talks and collection items for public enjoyment and education. In lieu of our live events, committee members Kris Gaskins and Madelon Ali will…

November 30, 2020
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Bumpus Park Improvements

Have you seen the recent improvements at Bumpus Park? Almost 140 feet of wall was repaired, raising the grade to match the surrounding area and helping to improve about 1800 square feet of the park that was suffering from overgrowth. This much-needed work was made possible by the generous financial support of an anonymous donor, who…

November 12, 2020
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Volunteer Highlight: Owen & Scott Farrell

The DRHS would like to thank Owen Farrell and his father, Scott Farrell, for their help in clean up and beautification of the parking lots, fences, and garden areas at Nathaniel Winsor Jr. House and King Caesar House. This dynamic duo made a huge difference to these properties and showed us that a great team…

November 9, 2020
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New Staff Member: Cheryl LaLonde

The DRHS is pleased to welcome Cheryl LaLonde to our small-but-mighty staff! Cheryl will be joining us as our new Office Administrator. A Duxbury resident, she has years of experience in customer service, office management, and bookkeeping, with prior positions as an Event Planner at Mirbeau Inn & Spa in Plymouth as well as executive…

October 9, 2020
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