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The Maynard Family

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The Maynard Family


Information and artifacts on the family which gave the town its name.


Collection Manager (Maynard Historical Society)

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A Piece Of The First Carpet Manufactured at Knight & Maynard Factory In 1847.
A 22 in. x 35 in. piece of the first material manufactured in the Assabet Mill when if started in 1847. Preserved and handed down through the Maynard family.

This piece of cloth was last owned by William H. Gutteridge. Mr. Gutteridge came to…

Residence of Amory Maynard, 2nd  -  1898<br />
Main Street
This residence was located on Main Street near the junction of Nason Street. It was a showplace of the Town until the late 1920's when Amory Maynard, 2nd (grandson of the Town's namesake, Amory Maynard) left the town and sold the property to a…

Gold Thimble
Personal thimble used by Clara Maynard, spouse of Amory Maynard, 2nd.

The New Germania  -  1857<br />
A Music Book
This book was owned by Harlan P. Maynard, , the son of William Maynard and the grandson of Amory Maynard.
The cover reads:
Harlan P. Maynard, Esq
Assabet Music Club
Assabet, Mass.

Amory Maynard, 2nd   -  1916<br />
House on Main Street
Pictures taken in front of the Amory Maynard home on Main Street.

Left photo
l to r
Front: Phil Bower, Allie Peterson, Jack Cronin
2nd: Chet Downey, Harold Sheridan, Mike Lynch
3rd: Bill Hunt, Paul Luker, John Lyons
Back: Jake Moynihan,…

Amory Maynard House<br />
Maynard Mansion<br />
Dartmouth Street
Amory Maynard's mansion on "Maynard's Hill" now Dartmouth Street. Built about 1873 and occupied by Amory Maynard and family until his death in 1895. Destroyed by fire in the early morning in July 1965. At the time of the fire the house was owned by…

The Genealogy of Lessie Maynard
Two bound copies of Lessie Maynard's ancestors.

Lorenzo Maynard House - 2015
Lorenzo Maynard's house as seen on Dartmouth Street. Amory Maynard's house was up the hill west of Lorenzo's. ( Amory's house was destroyed by fire in 1965.)
The black and white photo is Lorenzo's house in Winchester after he left Maynard.