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Maynard's first fire station, located on Nason Street, was built ca 1891 and was used until early 1950's when a new station was built on Summer Street. Tony Collins is the driver, the first full time fireman (1903). At the very extreme left of the…

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Front Row: Lotto Helenius, Matti Siiri, Kalle Asiaza, John Forssi, ___?

Center Row: Matti Saruela, Paavo Suorsa, Matti Mattila (conductor), John Paavola, Matti Kangas, ___?

Back Row: Sam Ruotsala, Hugo Kajander, ___?, Mikko Hilpakka,…

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A lifelong resident of Maynard. Well known for his musical talents, dramatics, social, and civic activities. Outstanding end-man in minstrel shows, also a soloist, actor, bowler and politician. Served two terms as a Selectman after retirement from…

Two prominent citizens of Maynard and active members of the Maynard Historical Society.

This picture was taken at Lake Boon in the roadway leading up to the Association Hall in front of what was known as the Leicester Cottage.

This newspaper clipping of John Flaherty, Umpire, appeared in the Worcester Evening Gazette on August 6, 1970. John, a native of Maynard received his start on the local athletic fields. Now making his home in Falmouth.


Photograph of the Knights of Columbus Banquet on April 15, 1925

l to r: George Lawton, Herbert Lawton, Jack Veitch.
The orchestra or sometimes referred as the LVL Trio was organized around 1900 and was under the direction of George Lawton. Herbert Lawton was a pianist.

Some of their appearances as gleemed…

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.

A sepia photo of Grade 3 in the Main Street School, dated 1907.
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Front: Gene Espie, Reg. Jones, Walter Mullin, Albert Sullivan, George Peterson, Bob Sheridan, Lars Peterson, Vincent Maley

Center: ___?, Martha Shaw, Annie Duggan, May…


Shows the Concord, Maynard and Hudson Street Railway turnout opposite boarding houses.
Copied from a postcard.

Taken at the time of the town's 50th Anniversary
Left to right - Edwin Carlton, Frank S. Binks, Charles Keene.

Made up of members of all churches in town. Mr. Charles Garabedian, director.

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Front: Charles Garabedian, __?,__? __?__?, Jack Johnson, __?__?__?__?, Otto Kunolius, Phil Wilson and Roy Helander at far left.

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This team was coached by Don Lent winning the Middlesex League championship that year.

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Front: ___?, Frank Vodokly, George Lowney

Center: ___?, Roy Marsden, John Manning, Harold Kelly

Back: Henry Piecewicz, Maurice Stuckert, Coach Bates, ___?, Harold Herbert

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Seated: John Gibbons, Madeline Wall, Julia Sheehan, Margare Dunn, Wilford Hooper

Standing: Mabel Taylor, Albert Murphy, Genevieve Coughlin, Mildred Randall, Whitney Bent, Herbert Martin, Rose Jackman, Ralph Cheney, Hazel Easthope


Group portrait of Mill employees (unidentified).


The water has been lowered in order to repair foundations at the mill buildings. A trestle used during WW 1 is exposed . This trestle was used to support a water flume to carry water to the boiler room while #1 mill was being built in 1917 and …

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Photograph of Mill Workers. A few have been identified.
Four standing in the back, first on left is John McCormick, other three unidentified. Directly in front of McCormick is Joe Chidley (five buttoned sweater). Two to the left of Chidley is…

A sepia photo of the second grade in the Nason St. School. The man with whiskers is William "Daddy" Priest, the custodian. Mrs. Jenkins is the teacher, not in photo.