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Tue:    3:00-7:00 PM
Wed: 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Sat:   10:00 AM-1:00 PM
and by appointment
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Sunday, June 25  1:00 PM
OLDTOWN WALKING TOUR
in the Eliot Historic District, South Natick
Guided tour of historic homes/buildings at Rt. 16 and Union/Pleasant streets
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Sunday, July 9  5:00-8:00 PM
READING FREDERICK DOUGLASS TOGETHER
at Community-Senior Center
Sponsored by Natick Historical Society, Bacon Free Library, and the Eliot Church.
Bring your own picnic dinner
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Tuesday, July 18  1:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
"DARK TIDE: THE GREAT BOSTON MOLASSES FLOOD OF 1919" by STEPHEN PULEO
All are welcome at Community-Senior Center,
117 E. Central Street
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The "Home of the Champions"

The Union Ladder Company won the Worlds Hook and Ladder Championship in competition with Westborough, Leominster, and Spencer, at Worcester on September, 1891, in 58 seconds. The team had to run 220 yards, bring back a ladder wagon, and then hoist a man to a 28-foot platform. In 1892, the company won against Attleboro in 56 seconds. The team inspired the reference to Natick as the "Home of Champions."