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Getting to Know the Joneses: Tonight, November 10 at the WPL

Tonight, Thursday, November 10, the Weston Historical Society will present a lecture by Rebecca Midgal, the free-lance curator who created the amazing exhibit now on display at the Josiah Smith Tavern. “Tools, Toys, and Treasures: Getting to Know the Joneses” will focus on three generations of the Jones family, as well as extended family and friends who, at one point

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History Under One Roof is Open Wednesday and Thursday This Week at the JST

As mentioned in a prior Owl, the Weston Historical Society has re-opened the “History Under One Roof” exhibit at the JoSTice (Josiah Smith Tavern) on a limited basis. If you have not spent some time at the exhibit learning about the generations of people and horses who called the JST home, then you won’t know many interesting facts about the

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Weston Historical Society Re-Opens “History Under One Roof” Exhibit at the JST

The Weston Historical Society is re-opening its exhibit, which debuted last May at Celebrate Weston. Located in four first-floor rooms in the newly restored Josiah Smith Tavern (JST or the JoSTice), “History Under One Roof” tells the story of the JST as a tavern, a home for three generations of the Jones family, and a community building since the early

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Call for Photos of Weston Town Center Through the Years

Calling all photographers (from amateur to pro)! The Weston Art & Innovation Center (AIC), Weston Historical Society, and Weston Media Center are celebrating the transformation of the Weston Town Center with a photography exhibit at the AIC on May 21. This will be part of a festive event, now in the planning stages, that will celebrate completion of the Town Center Improvement

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Slavery in Colonial Sudbury and Weston: An Owl Pellet

On November 18, the Weston Historical Society held an evening zoom program with Jane Sciacca, local historian and long-time resident of Wayland (which was once a part of Sudbury, in case you didn’t know), about the history of slavery in Sudbury and Weston. While Ms. Sciacca’s specialty has been Sudbury and Wayland, she explained that there were many similarities between

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Slavery in a Colonial New England Town: Historical Society Event Thursday

On Thursday, November 18 at 7:30 pm, the Weston Historical Society will present a Zoom lecture on “Slavery in a Colonial New England Town.” Wayland historian Jane Sciacca will discuss her extensive research on slavery in Wayland and Sudbury and also incorporate Weston information. Weston Historical Society volunteers have been researching this subject in preparation an upcoming exhibit celebrating the

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