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By Wendy E. Harris, Volunteer Associate Archivist / photo by George Paine :: News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s...
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By Patricia Patula, Town Archivist / photo by George Paine :: News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s archives....
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By Gail Littlefield, HPC member / photo by George Paine :: Hey, what’s the big deal about our street signs? Did you know our brown wood street signs with white letters, on wood posts, found at intersections throughout the Town, are a rare and endangered species?...
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By Patricia Patula, Town Archivist / photo by George Paine :: News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s archives....
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By Patricia Patula, Town Archivist / photo by George Paine :: News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s archives....
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By Wendy E. Harris, Volunteer Associate Archivist / photo by George Paine :: News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s...
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Town History – From the Town Archives_btn.0517

By Wendy E. Harris, Volunteer Associate Archivist / photo by George Paine :: News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s...
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Town History – From the Town Archives_btn.0417

By Wendy E. Harris, Volunteer Associate Archivist / photo by George Paine :: News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s...
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Town History – From the Town Archives_btn.0317

By Patricia Patula, Town Archivist / photo by George Paine :: News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s archives....
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Town History – From the Town Archives_btn.0217

By Wendy E. Harris, Volunteer Associate Archivist / photo by George Paine :: News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s...
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By Patricia Patula, Town Archivist / photo by George Paine :: News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s archives. “A Day...

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By Patricia Patula, Town Archivist News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s archives. “Romance and Religion, Part Two”...

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By Patricia Patula, Town Archivist News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s archives. “Romance and Religion, Part One”...

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By Wendy E. Harris, Volunteer Associate Archivist News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s archives. Portrait of a...

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By Patricia Patula, Town Archivist News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s archives. “Where Every Grover Was On July 3,...

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By Wendy E. Harris, Volunteer Associate Archivist News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s archives. Portrait of a...

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By Patricia Patula, Town Archivist News Dispatches from Other Centuries A series devoted to describing Washington Grove’s earliest days based on historic newspapers (appearing as written) and original records in the Grove’s archives. “Tents and Cottages” The...

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by Wendy E. Harris, Volunteer Associate Archivist News Dispatches from Other Centuries Introducing a series describing Washington Grove’s earliest days Town Archivist Pat Patula and I have recently begun to use an exciting new source of information for researching the...

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By Patricia Patula, Town Archivist “The Town’s First, Fastest and Cheapest Building Permit” Note to reader. The original minutes of this portion of the Town Council’s meeting are a fun read. Special effort was made by the writer to retain as much of the original order...

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“Archives and Geek Squad Jargon” In working with archival material and the rapid updating of computers to save that material, one comes across terms that can be challenging, confusing, surprising and even amusing. How about these for starters? Antiquarianism, n....

Halloween Hooligans: a Washington Grove Historical Tidbit

“Halloween Hooligans” Circa 1946 Kids may have been more “lawless” in those golden, bygone days, but they probably had more fun at Halloween. Evidence for this of was recorded in minutes of the Oct. 14, 1946 W.G. council meeting headed by Irving L. McCathran. The...

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By Wendy E. Harris; Volunteer Archivist THE TOWN’S JOURNEY TO THE NATIONAL REGISTER, PART II The National Register of Historic Places came into being in 1966 with the passage of the National Historic Preservation Act. By the end of the decade, 1200 properties had been...

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By Wendy E. Harris, HPC Volunteer Archivist The Town’s Journey to the National Register As noted in the Congressional Record (Volume 126, No. 84), Washington Grove, in its entirety, was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on April 17, 1980. By...

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by Patricia Patula, Town Archivist Aitchison Crossing. . . and the Bridge The agenda for the Town Council meeting of October 15, 1964, is an interesting combination of formal, politically correct titles of topics, such as Minutes, Treasurer’s Report, Old Business,...
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