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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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Oldest house in Arlington?

The Fowle-Reed-Wyman-Belcher House may or may not be the very oldest historic house still standing in Arlington –  but it most definitely lays claim to the  longest name. This photo of the house can also be viewed online at the Digital Commonwealth … 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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Got historical photos?

TIME TO  BREAK OPEN THE *MOXIE* AND      C * E * L * E * B * R * A * T * E Robbins Library’s  historical photos and postcards have just gone LIVE  —               … Continue reading

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This just in – New book published on Arlington history

  Attention all history enthusiasts or anyone interested in the history of Arlington.  A book was just published  —    Arlington’s Cultural Heights: 1900-1925.    Visit the “Little Table” display (Look for a petite table wrapped with goldfish paper)  where you’ll find copies … Continue reading

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