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These veterans are from Acton and Maynard. Met in a location in Acton.

Lucius Wilson (r) and James Carney (l), veterans of the Civil War and members of the Grand Army of the Republic. At the time this picture was taken they were the last surviving veterans of the the war.

Battery D, 2nd Field Artillery, Captain W.C. Brayne, Commanding, of Lowell, firing the fifty gun salute on the morning of April 19, 1921 on the hill at the rear of the Brooks Reed residence on Summer Street.

Located behind 32 Thompson Street the fields are now the parking lot of the commercial building.

Built on Summer Hill in January of 1942 by the American Legion and volunteers. It was manned 24 hours per day by local people and later taken over by the U. S. Army to protect the Ammunition Depot. The Army maintained the tower until the end of the…

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Hartwell Flood, Guyer Fowler, __?

Picture taken at a military hospital in France. They had joined up with a group from Harvard College and were attached to the Ambulance Corp during the war.

Guyer Fowler was a grandson of Henry Fowler,…

Dedication of Memorial Park and Monument on Sunday Nov. 15, 1925. Erected by the Town of Maynard to commemorate the service of her citizens in the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, and World War I. In honor of the those who served and in memory…

Top photo, left
Front, l to r: Percy Taylor, Jack Higgins, Don Connors, John Gibbons
Back, l to r: James Cronin, Pat Kane, Ray Smith, Eden Tobin

Two of the floats in the parade to welcome home the men and women of the Armed Forces after World War I. The top photo is the float of the Rebekah Lodge. The float behind the automobile in the bottom photo is from the Middlesex Laundry.

The photo…

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First Group:
Sgt. Charles E. Dyson, Co 3 FMS; Edward Ledgard (2)

Second Group:
Top - Lt. Ralph C. Shattuck, Engineer's Corp; Pt. Albert N. Hodgess, 73 CAC
Bottom - Pt. Roy C. Nelson, 104th Infantry; Corp. Walter R.…

The folder contains newspaper articles about Rufus B. Getman and Thomas Dugan , both veterans of the war.

The folder contains photos, newspaper articles and a history of the unusual car, "Leapin Lena" and other information, newspaper clippings and history of the American Legion.

This picture was created from a tintype.

On Sunday July 27, 1917 the entire Sixth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Militia was marching through Maynard on the way to Fort Devens, Ayer. Two months later they were on the way to France as the 26th or Yankee Division. About 40 Maynard…

Three folders that contain WWI information relative to Maynard including: Notes by Ralph Sheridan for the History of Maynard Book, lists of Maynard residents who served in the war, newspaper clippings, Ralph Sheridan's musings about a radio…

The file contains newspaper articles and general information about the construction of the park.

Information about the men from Assabet Village (later Maynard) who serve in the Civil War. Also a detailed biography about James Carney ( 1842-1925) who served in the war, written by Robert J. Kenney, Jr.