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The Arlington Historical Society has completed its programs for 2013-14. The last, held May 27, was a celebration of the society's birthday.

Arlington Historical Society
2013-2014 Program Season

"Arlington's Own"


*Please note* our location for membership meetings and programs has changed.  We are now meeting regularly at the Arlington Senior Center, 27 Maple St. (corner Academy Street) at 7:30 p.m. January, April and May programs have details regarding time and/or location, see summaries below.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
OUR VERY OWN BIRTHDAY PARTY IN REPRISE;  TOWN HALL CENTENNIAL

Begins at 7 p.m.at the Arlington Town Hall Gardens and Auditorium
Enjoy refreshments and a video presentation by ACMi of the historical and musical extravaganza of a special evening celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Robbins Memorial Town Hall, co-produced by Richard A. Duffy, Kevin F. Greeley, and Patsy L. Kraemer. It's your second chance to join the gala -- and we hope minus the downpour of last June.

The 100th Anniversary Parade in 1907.

EARLIER:
Tuesday, Oct. 29
LIVING HISTORY OF A VASTLY CHANGING INDUSTRY IN OUR MIDST
Alan Asadorian, Dorian Color Lab

More than 40 years ago Dorian started in black-and-white in an Arlington home laboratory, advanced to leading-edge techniques with traditional color films, and much more.  Learn how one of our own enduring local businesses has both survived and thrived into the digital imaging dynamics of the 21st century.

 Tuesday, Feb. 25

ONE MAN'S COLLECTION;  OUR OWN BILL MAHONEY'S
Jeanne Meister, Society Board of Directors

Bill Mahoney, a longtime officer of the Society and intrepid collector of photographs, objects and ephemera pertaining to Arlington history, recently donated his collection to us.  A personal, captivating tribute through vintage images awaits us.

 Tuesday, April 29
ARLINGTON'S OWN VETERANS;  THE YANKEE DIVISION IN THE GREAT WAR
Dan LeClerc, Historian

Begins 7 p.m.at Mount Pleasant Cemetery Chapel
When the call went out for American boys to save democracy for Europe in 1917, the Yankee Division was the first to be organized, the first to cross the ocean, and the first to the battle line.  Hear of its active role in decisive actions during World War I, as well as tales of personal heroism.

Join Us in Celebrating Arlington's Own!

Consider an Arlington Historical Society Membership! If you are not yet a member, now is the perfect time to join and take advantage of our programs. Members are vital to help the Society fulfill our mission and goals. As an added benefit you'll receive unlimited free admission to the Jason Russell House and the Smith Museum, invitation to our lecture series, and other events. For more information, visit our membership page.

Our mailing address is:
7 Jason Street, Arlington MA 02476

 

 

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