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Title 250th Anniversary of Woburn collection
Dates 1892
Bulk Dates 1892
Author Woburn Public Library
Extent 2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Arrangement Arranged topically.
Collection number WOB-8
Admin/Biographical History In 1892 the City of Woburn decided to hold celebrations to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Woburn's incorporation. The Mayor, Edward Everett Thompson, and the Planning Committee arranged a week of activities starting on Sunday, October 2 and ending on Friday, October 7th. On Sunday, October 2nd there were commemorative services at different churches in Woburn and in Charlestown, Massachusetts. Thursday, October 6th featured athletic sports, literary exercises, children's entertainment, and a reception and ball. Friday, October 7th included a parade, a grand banquet, a mock battle, and band concerts.
Scope & Content Thematic collection relating to the 250th anniversary of Woburn. 250th Anniversary Registration Books, 5 volumes. Auditor's ledger book detailing expenditures. Copy of "Souvenir Memorial" and "Proceedings at the 250th Celebration of the Anniversary of Woburn." Woburn Anniversary Grand March (sheet music). Ephemera related to the anniversary.
Source Collected by library staff.
Indexes Online Finding Aid
Copyrights Contact the Archivist about questions on the copyright status of this collection.
Subjects 19th century
Account books
Sheet music
Local Subjects 250th Anniversary of Woburn, MA
Woburn MA
Access Access may be limited. Contact library for details.