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NEWSLETTER FALL 2014

This newsletter features stories on some of the early businesses of Georgetown, including the manufacturers of the alcoholic "medicine" called Bitters, Paul "Peg" Pillsbury, who helped revolutionize the shoe industry, the arrival of the railroads in Georgetown, and much more.


HISTORICAL CEMETERY TOURS

OCTOBER 18 & 19, 2:00 P.M. - Union Cemetery, East Main Street, Georgetown

Learn about early soldiers and ministers, slaves and abolitionists, and young victims of a tragic epidemic. See the evolution of gravestone carving since 1731 and learn about early burial customs. Tours last about an hour. Admission $5.oo. All proceeds to benefit the Georgetown Historical Society.

HALLOWEEN CEMETERY TOURS

OCTOBER 25 & 26, 2:00 P.M. - Union Cemetery, East Main Street, Georgetown

Learn about Georgetown's macabre history of witches, ghosts and ghastly deaths, including a murder (and a most surprising murderer!) Tours last about an hour. Admission $5.oo. All proceeds to benefit the Georgetown Historical Society.

 


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