Happy Holidays – In Holliston

Holiston Reporter

Today, our calendars are filled with many holidays and even Chase’s Calendar of Events assigns something to commemorate every day of the year. By the way, January 2022, according to Chase, is “officially” Be Kind to Food Servers Month, Oatmeal Month, Rising Star Month – worldwide – and Book Blitz Month, all worthy to be celebrated. But it wasn’t always like that.

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Holliston’s Women Fight for Suffrage – A History

Holiston Reporter

Election Day is often on November 4, and this year, the Holliston Historical society presented a program that celebrated the suffrage movement in Holliston. Alas, in March 2020, we were rehearsing the program and were just about to present it to the public when so many activities were cancelled and postponed. But on November 4, 2021, we bravely returned in person to celebrate – a little belatedly – the 100th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in the United States.

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Take Us Back to The Ball Game – At Goodwill Park – 1939

Holiston Reporter

At the recent Holliston Historical Society Harvest Fair, many people saw the photographs on the walls in the main meeting room of the house. The baseball photos featured teams from the 1890s right up to recent years. One photograph came in for extra scrutiny. The 1939 Merchants team portrays 13 men plus a bat boy tucked in the first row.

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