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DRHS News

Call for Papers: 2019 Bradford House Symposium

  Call for Papers: 2019 Bradford House Symposium Deadline for Submissions: Friday, September 14, 2018 Notifications: December 2018 Symposium Date: Saturday, March 23, 2019 Theme: Hidden Figures in History       The 2019 Bradford Symposium will focus on hidden figures in American history. There are many stories yet to be told of the hidden…

May 10, 2018
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Volunteer Highlight: Drew Strawbridge

  Volunteer Highlight: Drew Strawbridge Drew Strawbridge has been involved with the DRHS for a number of years, participating in events, volunteering on Clark’s Island, and most recently, sitting on the Membership Committee. He and his wife, Christy, were supporters of the campaign to “Re-imagine Bradford,” and are regular contributors to Annual Fund. We wanted to…

April 5, 2018
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E-Bulletins: Keep in Touch with DRHS

Check out our March E-Bulletin Sign up for e-bulletins on our website and never miss what’s happening in Duxbury!  

February 28, 2018
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Highlighting Corporate Sponsorship

Highlighting our Corporate Sponsors The Village at Duxbury The Village has been a corporate sponsor of the DRHS for several years now, and we are proud to partner with them on continued programming to their residents. Thanks, The Village at Duxbury! The Village at Duxbury is committed to enhancing its residents’ quality of life with…

February 15, 2018
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New Trustees Elected & Volunteer Awards

The Duxbury Rural & Historical Society held its Annual Meeting on February 6, 2018 to celebrate the accomplishments of 2017. At the meeting, Members of the DRHS voted to elect new board members, honor outgoing board members, and Volunteer Recognition awards were presented to the following:   New Trustees Elected: Jayne Talmage O’Farrell is elected…

February 7, 2018
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Spotlight on Collections: New Acquisition

The newest acquisition to the DRHS collection is a pair of World War II dog tags assigned to Charles Fremont (“Monty”) Shirley of Duxbury. Charles was the eldest child of Dr. John Newton and Clara Shirley of Chester Street born April 19, 1917.  He attended Partridge Academy in Duxbury, where he was Secretary for his…

January 24, 2018
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