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STOUGHTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY
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Incorporated in 1895
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Stoughton Historical Society Store offerings for 2015
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NEW - M.H. Floyd's 1967 report on the Boston & Providence Railroad Station's Architectural and Historical Analysis presented to the Stoughton Historical Society.
NEW - George W. Pratt, The Forty-Third Regiment Mass. Volunteer Militia. (Stoughton, Mass., The Sentinel Print, 1914). Recounting those in the regiment who served in Co. H., and their lives afterwards. Written by Stoughton Civil War Veteran George W. Pratt - late commander of the Massachusetts Department of the Grand Army of the Republic.
NEW - Fourth Annual Masquerade Concert and Ball under the Auspices of the Stoughton Commercial Club - Stoughton, Mass. January 15, 1900. Illustrated with many images and old advertisements from Stoughton.
NEW - Third Annual Ball Given by Stoughton Police Relief Association - Town Hall, Stoughton May 12, 1939. Featuring advertisements and photos of former Stoughton Police Officers - Peter J. McGarvey, Sidney A. Morey, Louis R. Swanson, Michael J. Roach, Duncan R. Fleming, Thomas E. Mara, Ellis H. Smith, Frederick J. Vanston, Jerome A. Flynn, William R. Hilferty, William B. Hodges, Charles N. Shields, Timothy L. Roach, Frederick F. Low.
NEW - 1928 Program For the Benefit of Stoughton Firemen's Relief Association at the Town Hall, November 22, 1928.
NEW - Illustrated 1956 Program for the 50th Annual Ball for the Stoughton Fire-Fighters Relief Association, February 10, 1956.
NEW - J. Elmer Talbot, Company A. 4th Regiment M.V.M. [Massachusetts Volunteer Militia] Listing of Civil War soldiers with their age, residence, and address or date of death as of 1900. (Stoughton, Mass., Pequa Press, 1900). Also see an illustrated memorial to Stoughton's Civil War veterans from Co. A. 4th Massachusetts Infantry.
NEW - The 100th Anniversary Program for the Stoughton Town Hall on November 22, 1981.
NEW - The Bicentennial Breakfast program from 1976 during Stoughton's 250th anniversary celebration.
NEW - Historical outline of Stoughton I.O.O.F. (Independent Order of Odd Fellow) Lodge No. 72 100th Anniversary written by Thorold S. Curtis in 1945. Stoughton's I.O.O.F. existed from 1845 to 2005. To learn more about the Past Grands of the I.O.O.F. in Stoughton from 1845 to 1946.
NEW - Town of Avon 1888-1963 Diamond Jubilee (75th) Anniversary. This is an illustrated history of old East Stoughton which became Avon in 1888.
NEW - Stoughton Fish and Game Association - Twenty-Fifth Anniversary 1921-1946. Held at Town Hall, Stoughton, Massachusetts - January 24, 1946.
NEW - By-Laws and Regulations of The Chicatabut Ladies' Club of Stoughton, Massachusetts (Organized January 26, 1905) With a list of Officers and Members. (Stoughton, Mass., The Pequoa Press, 1910).
NEW - The Program from March 30, 1912 of a program presented by The Chicatabut Club at Stoughton Town Hall titled "Living Pictures - to consist of reproductions of some of the best paintings, treasured in the Great Art Galleries of the world. The posers will be selected from the townspeople best suited for characters. A descriptive lecture of the pictures will be given by Professor Chas. W. Kidder of the Emerson School of Oratory."
NEW - The Charter and By-Laws of the Chicatabut Club of Stoughton. with a list of the Officers and members. (Stoughton, Mass., The Pequoa Press, 1904). Giving rules of the club and a list of all members in the back. This exclusive club was for the Stoughton elite.
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STOUGHTON and STOUGHTONHAM SOLDIERS
of the American Revolutionary War
Source: Massachusetts soldiers and sailors of the Revolutionary War : A compilation from the archives prepared and published by the Secretary of the Commonwealth in accordance with chapter 100, resolves of 1891. (Boston, Mass : Wright and Potter Printing Co., State Printers,1896-1908), 17 vols.
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