Tag Archive: Needham Massachusetts

The Tale of the Rajah’s Man & the Indomitable Lady Doctor

As a writer, I’m always looking for a good story. So you can imagine my excitement when I came across a photograph of a turbanned man on a camel in our church archives… Continue reading

Who were the Peak Sisters and what were they doing in Needham, MA in 1890?

The more I look at this 1890 Strawberry Festival poster, the more questions I have about it. What’s an observation table? Who was Professor Pike? Walter Morgan? Is that mangled name Alice Wilcox?… Continue reading

You’re Invited!

On Sunday, October 14, 2012, the Needham Historical Society will host its annual Walk through History. As one of the stops on this year’s tour, we’ve put together a special exhibit of some… Continue reading

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