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Cathy Buday

Hopkinton’s history includes slavery

Hopkinton’s history includes slavery

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in the Hopkinton Independent on Feb. 25, 2016. Most people associate slavery with the Deep South, where the economy until the Civil War relied on enforced labor to pick cotton and tobacco. But slavery was common around...

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Quilters mix old-fashioned artistry, personal stories

Quilters mix old-fashioned artistry, personal stories

From across the room, Karen Swiech’s six-by-six-foot quilt shows the black-and-white image of a happy couple – her parents - on their wedding day six decades earlier. But look closer, and you’ll see more than 5,000 faded photos depicting her family’s history in the 60...

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