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Historic Newton News

Weekend hours expanded!
July 1, 2015  Both our museums are open for longer on the weekends.
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Corporate Membership Spotlight: Unlocking the Past at EverPresent
May 1, 2015  Like many businesses, the origins of EverPresent are personal: in 2009 a 91-year-old World War II veteran living in Florida had a collection of 10,000 unsorted photographs. The pictures dated from the 1920s, when the veteran was a baby boy, to all the decades beyond. A visual link to the past, the photos were moldering in the bottom of his closet unseen, unappreciated, and with no plan to preserve and share them. Their loss or destruction would have been devastating for the entire family. At this point, the veteran's grandson, EverPresent co-founder Eric Niloff, stepped in to help.
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City of Newton and Historic Newton Announce New Director of The Jackson Homestead and Museum/Historic Newton
January 2, 2015  Mayor Setti Warren and Historic Newton announced today (January 2, 2015) the appointment of Lisa Dady as the new Director of the Jackson Homestead and Museum and of Historic Newton, effective February 25, 2015.
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New Baskets with learning tools for 3-5 year olds at Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds.
December 2, 2014  Know someone aged 3-5 years old? Bring them by to play with our new toys!
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Archives Closed at Jackson Homestead
July 24, 2014  The Archives at Jackson Homestead are closed indefinitely due to ongoing renovation work.
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