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Activists for antiquity

January 4, 2010

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We all know patriot John Hancock lived in these parts. Sad to say, his house fell victim to the wrecking ball in 1863. The tragedy wasn’t a total loss, though. It spurred the creation of Historic New England, and a campaign which continues to this day. “The Preservation Movement Then and Now’’ celebrates the organization’s centennial with photographs, artifacts, and ... (Full article: 105 words)

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