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Virtual Historic Tour of Stoneham

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Virtual Historic Tour of Stoneham

October 11, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

4th of July parade, historic

View of Main Street looking south, c. 1930Delve into Stoneham’s colonial, industrial and civic past in this free armchair “tour” of Stoneham’s downtown area and view prime examples of our architectural heritage.  You’ll be able to learn how and why the Central Square area replaced Stoneham’s original town center further east, about our missed chance to be an automobile manufacturing powerhouse, and about the shoe industry that fueled the town’s growth in the 19th century. Note: the presentation will be at The Arbors at Stoneham, 140 Franklin St.

Tour Leader: VP of SHSM and Co-chair of the Stoneham Historical Commission, Dr. Dolly Wilson is an independent scholar and writer currently writing an updated history of Stoneham.


October 11, 2023
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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The Arbors at Stoneham
140 Franklin Street
Stoneham, MA 02180 United States
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