Tag Archives: Arlington History

Change your view point! Arlington in historical photos

You are all by now probably familiar with the Digital Commonwealth repository where our digitized historical photos and postcards currently live.  Other historical material has been digitized, and we continue to add to this online historical trove.  A list of … Continue reading

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Getting ready for New Year’s Eve *** 1916 and 2016

it’s New Year’s Eve…almost       Arlington 100 years ago… Alewife Brook from the Cambridge side looking toward Mass Ave. in 1916 This photo is available online via the Digital Commonwealth repository.   What was happening in Arlington — … Continue reading

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TAKE A BITE OUT OF HISTORY – hidden in plain sight – Can you guess?

  As you walk around Arlington this summer, you may spot some of the following pieces of history  —   but do you know what they are or why they are a  part of our town’s history?   Or, alternatively, do you know … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Your Robbins Library Website

(This is the first in a series of posts to shine a light on some of the information highlighted on the Robbins Library website) The Robbins Library website is good for more than just checking hours and searching the catalog. … Continue reading

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