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Dodgeville Mill

4 generations of my family grew up in Dodgeville. The area around Tiffany Street and South Main was known as “Frenchman’s Creek” due to the large number of French Canadians who settled there. The Dodgeville and Hebronville mills were responsible for attracting workers from the maritime provinces in large numbers. French was more common than …

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F.H. Perry General Goods

The box on the shelf in the lower left appears to be for these “No Metal” shoelaces. I have no idea whatsoever what is being illustrated here. I also am dumbfounded as to how it helps sells shoelaces. Any ideas?

Anderson Chrysler

This was one of our family’s go-to dealers. The service here was great and honest salesmen would help you genuinely find the right car. The Ford dealer in town (Nerney’s) became known for quite the opposite.

Holiday In

No that is not a typo, it was spelled with one “N”. I have no idea if this was just a coincidence with the hotel chain or if there is more to the story. This later became the Brook Manor Pub, a second location for the North Attleborough Brook Manor. I grew up literally across …

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Saint Mary’s

Saint Mary’s in Hebronville. I do not have many images of this church it does appear on several of the illustrated maps of the mill complex area. I will follow up on this post and see what else I have or is available.