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According to Samuel Green’s multi-volume history of Groton, there were thirty four enslaved people in Groton in 1713, and fourteen in 1755 - in that year there were seven men and seven women. With the adoption of the Massachusetts Constitution in 1780, slavery was effectively abolished in the...

Groton's Minutemen lead the memorial Day Parade. The cloud of smoke in the background is from muskets fired moments ago.

More Parade pix inside!! Groton Minutemen fire muskets on approach to Groton Cemetery before solemn ceremonies at the mound. Captain Brian Humphries, US Air Force delivered an address titled, ‘Remembering the Fallen’. Captain Humphries recalled the ambush death of his friend Matt in Afghanistan...
If you’re standing near Groton’s town hall, follow the faint aroma of pizza on Main Street to #195 where you’ll find WINK, a foot away in the same building. Cute as a button, this relaxing oasis of every sort of salon service makes you feel like you’re in good hands -- and you are. Owner Marcy...

Tracey Smith shown in her workshop. Besides providing watch repair services and being an expert gemologist, Tracey’s unique talents include repairing family heirloom jewelry and crafting custom pieces from sentimental family keepsake jewelry to create designs for current and future generations. Photo by Russell Harris.

Tracey Smith has the ‘eye’ along with the expertise and creativity to invent and shape beautiful keepsakes. May 9 marked two years since she opened her (literally) glowing retail shop at 30A Hollis Street where she offers a large selection of all kinds of jewelry including contemporary silver,...
Ringling Bros. Circus Train carries performers of all species in customized living quarters rebuilt from post-WWII American passenger cars. Here the ‘Red Unit’ train is crossing Spectacle Pond in Groton MA during its last run from Worcester, MA to Manchester, NH. Photo by James VanBokkelen.
Peter Cunningham (top photo, center) was recognized for his service to town government at a retirement reception and dinner in the Country Club May 19; the long-serving Selectman is flanked by Fire Chief Steele McCurdy (left) and Police Chief Donald Palma. The event celebrated Cunningham's many...
Saturday, May 20 Groton History Center will participate in Freedom’s Way’s Hidden Treasures for 2017. This year, historian Brian L. Bixby will talk about the actions that brought about the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson in 1868 and the role of Groton’s George Boutwell in those proceedings...

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