The Marlborough Public Library

Longtime Historical Society member Joan Abshire researched and wrote this history of the Marlborough Public Library that was published in 2010: The Marlborough Public Library: 1870 to 2010--In commemoration of the 350th Anniversary of the founding of Marlborough

The Marlborough Public Library 1870 to 2010--In commemoration of the 350th Anniversary of the founding of M...

In addition, 124 of the original paintings from the book, Historical Reminiscences of the Early Times in Marlborough, Massachusetts (1910), by Ella Bigelow, most depicting homes throughout Marlborough, are displayed on the lower level of the library.  The entire 488-page book appears on the main Histories of Marlborough page and can be downloaded as a PDF here.  Bound reprints and an index can be purchased at the Historical Society.  The book is also available at the library.  A presentation on the homesteads pictured in the book is here.  The presentation including information on each homestead and photos of each building (or location) today.

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