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Foxborough Historical Society Programs

Upcoming Program: Tuesday October 27, 2015. 7:30PM at the Boyden Library at the corner of Bird and Baker Streets.

Foxboro Reporter editor Jeff Peterson presents "Legendery Locals of Foxborough"
Jeff Peterson will join the historical society on Tuesday to discuss his book "Legendary Legends of of Foxborough." The history of every community is created by the fabric of residents that have lived in and influenced their town. Jeff joins the society to discuss the more memorable Foxborough residents including E.P. Carpenter who was arguably the most influential resident. Jeff will also discuss other personalities such as Gene Conley who played for both the Boston Red Sox and Celtics, and Alex and Sonja Spier who formed a real estate empire after fleeing postwar Europe. Enjoy the stories of these and other residents on Tuesday.
Please consider joining us on the 27th to learn more about town history.

Past Program: Tuesday September 22, 2015. 7:30PM at the Boyden Library at the corner of Bird and Baker Streets.

Town Historian Jack Authelet presents "Foxborough In World War II"
The Society is pleased to have Jack Authelet join us again to begin this year's presentation season. The future of many Foxborough residents changed on December 7, 1941 with the attack on Pearl Harbor. Jack will discuss the men and women who soon went off to war, those that flocked to defense plants to help make items for the war, and the community effort to aid in the war effort any way possible. Jack will share the personal stories of Foxborough residents from December 7th 1941 to the VJ Day and later efforts to create a memorial for soldiers that fought and died during the war.

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