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July 23, 2013

Library/Museum Open

KINGSTON —Come by the Nichols Memorial Library and the Kingston Historical Museum, during Kingston Days, Sat., August 3 and Sun., August 4, in Kingston, to show your support and learn more about Kingston's rich history. The building is in the process of transitioning into a research library, and members have been hard at work archiving items and preparing to show off the Nichols Building, the Kingston Historical Museum and featured displays during the Kingston Days Celebration.

Featured displays include Josiah Bartlett's medical tools, period clothing, King Family Carpentry tools, and the original town charter, which was granted by the King and Queen of England, France and Ireland on August 6, 1694. They also have an 1800's cobbler shop, and an 1830's barn featuring historical carriages, some of which were built in Kingston.

The Nichols Memorial Library (169 Main Street) will be open Sat., August 3, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and Sun., August 4, 12:00-3:00 p.m. The Kingston Historical Museum (3 Depot Road, adjacent to the Nichols Building and behind the Town Hall) will be open Sat., 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and Sun., 12:00-3:00 p.m.

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