2016.03.04.01

Time and the Town
Commemorating the 250th Anniversary of the Town of Douglas Massachusetts

200th Anniversary – 64, 75, 77, 79   Joycean Lively Arts Guild – 75
Amos Goodness Tobacco and Cigar Store – 73   Junior-Senior High School – 26, 42
Anderson, Charles – 56   Jussaume’s Gas Station – 60
Anderson, Christine – 75   Kakos, Reverend Peter – 75
Annual Blackstone Valley Arts Festival – 75   Kalousdian, Margaret (Whitinsville, MA) – 75
Astbury, Reverend Paul – 49   Keith, Harold “Spider” – 70
Athletics – 63   Keresy, Father Robert – 50
Atkins, Daniel P. – 50   King, Lauren-Rose – 10
Badluck Camp – 68   Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses – 51
Badluck Pond (a.k.a. Bad Luck Pond) – 7, 8, 9, 14, 26, 37-39, 67, 69, 74   Kleya, Joseph – 27
Balcome Block – 57   Knap (Knapp), Captain Job – 32
Balcome, Dudley – 28   Knap (Knapp), Constable Job – 32
Balkcom, Ebenezer – 61   Knapp Building – 31
Ballou, Cliff – 60   Kocur Farm – 63
Banquet Hall – 57   Korean and Vietnam Veterans Memorial – 34
Barry, Jack – 60   Koslak, John – 60
Baseball – 63-64   Koslak, John – 72
Batchellor, Jeremiah – 50   LaBree, Charles C. – 59
Bear Corner – 37   Lachappelle, Allison – 54
Bear Swamp – 37   Lake Manchaug – 74
Belding, Horace C. – 35   Legg, Nahum – 50
Belisle, Bernadette – 60   Little Turtle – 13-14
Bennett’s Cider Mill – 72   Long Cove – 38
Bigos, Bill – 65   Long Schoolhouse – 31
Binning, John -14   Lovers Rock – 39
Bird, Frank – 53   Lovett Mill/Shop – 20, 21, 47
Bit Shop Pond – 19, 70   Lower Hunt’s Pond – 42
Blackstone Canal – 43   Lower Village – 39
Blackstone Valley Crusade – 51   Lynch’s Pharmacy – 77
Blackstone Valley League (Baseball) – 60, 63-64, 65, 69, 75   MacInnis, John “Red” – 68
Boston and New York Central (Railway) – 44   Macuga, Joe – 65
Boston Mens Farm – 37-39   Main Street – 4
Boston-Hartford Turnpike – 18, 26   Main Street Square – 19
Boston, Hartford & Erie Railroad – 28   Manchaug, Massachusetts – 7, 13, 22
Bradford, Al (Quincy, MA) – 75   Manning Insurance Agency – 71
Briggs, Joseph – 35   Manning, Martha – 71
Brown, Mary – 17   Manning, Paul D., Jr – 71
Brown, Parley – 50   Maple Sap, The (Maple Sap Sprout) – 38
Brown, Reuben – 53   Marsh, Aaron – 32
Budde, Pat – 75   Marsh, Ensign Joseph – 14
Bull Run – 39   Marsh, Judson – 59
Butler, Jackie – 30   Marsh, Lucius, Jr. – 5, 19, 32
Bygone Entertainment – 73   Mason, James – 29
Calabria Region, Italy – 28   Masons – 73
Caleb Hill Tavern – 19, 42   Maziarka, Frank “Muzzy” – 65
Carl, Marie Schuster – 26   McCallum, Heather – 48
Castle Caves – 39   McCaul, Mr. – 69
Cedar Swamp (Badluck Swamp) – 38   McLaughlin, Richard – 60
Centerville – 39   McMahon, Ken – 65-66
Central Block – 44, 50, 57, 60   McMahon, Laura – 70
Central Hall – 57   Mechanics Block – 44, 57
Central Massachusetts Poetry Workshop – 75   Metcalf, Paul (Norwood, MA) – 75
Central Massachusetts Regional Library System – 31   Methodist Reformed Church – See United Methodist Church – 50
Chalmers, Father Edward – 50   Micah Hill Brickyard, The – 39
Chapdelaine, Phillip “Chappy” – 65   Midland Company (Railway) – 44
Chase, Gardner – 61   Midland Railroad – 44
Chase, Mrs. Gardner – 61   Midstate Trail – 67
Chaubunagungamaug – 13-14   Military – 33
Chockalog – 13-14   Millbury Woolen Company (Millbury) – 22
Church of Christ in Douglas – see First Congregational Churchill   Millbury, Massachusetts – 22
Church, Charles L., Jr. – 69   Morse Pond – 39, 46, 54
Citizen’s Hall Association – 25   Morse, George – 51
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) – 67, 68, 69   Moses Wallis Devise – 60
Clougher, Juila – 54   Mumford River – 8, 21, 23, 28, 36, 39, 57, 65, 70, 74
Coffee House Crossing – 37-38, 66   Mumford River Masonic Temple – 25, 42
Coffee House, The – 18, 38   Mumfordville – 39
Coffin, Reverend Shirley D. – 50   Municipal Center – 34, 42, 59, 81
Cold Spring – 19, 39   Murphy, E.J., Jr. – 79
Comings, Isaac – 14   Muskrat Pond – 38
Congregational Society of Douglas – see First Congregational Church   Myers, Amy – 8
Coolidge, J.W. – 51   Naples Region, Italy – 28
Cooper, Peter – 39   Nedoroscik, Joe – 56
Coopertown – 39   Nedoroscik, Susan – 71
Coppola, Anthony – 5, 71   Nelson, Victor – 56, 59-60
Coppola, Charlotte – 71   New Haven Railbed – 39
Coppola, Henry “Cuppy” – 65-66   New Sherborn – 7, 12, 14, 15-16, 25
Coppola, Peter – 7   New York and New England Railroad – 44
Courtemanche, Al – 60   New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad – 37, 39, 44, 45, 54, 67, 74
Coyle, Michael – 48   Newell, Tim – 48
Crossman, Eileen – 54   Nipmuc – 7, 8, 12, 13-14, 28, 37-39
Death, Captain John – 14   Norfolk Country Railroad – 44
Department of Environmental Management (DEM) – 67   Norwich and Worcester Railway – 44
Derham, T.J. – 19   Octoberfest – 75
Dodge, Frank O. – 73   Old Town Hall (Cottage Street) – 25
Douglas Academy – 28, 39   Outdoor Recreation – 74
Douglas Agricultural Society – 31   Oxford-Providence Turnpike – 36, 39
Douglas Arts Council – 75   Pease, Patty – 28
Douglas Athletic Association – 65   Perkins, Larry – 51
Douglas Axe Company (Works) – 8, 10, 19, 20, 21-22, 23, 27, 31, 35, 36, 42, 47   Picnic Grounds, The – 63
Douglas Band – 28, 58, 73   Police Station – 42, 59, 81
Douglas Boys Club – 64, 72-73   Policemen’s Ball – 74
Douglas Camp Meeting Association, The – 51   Polish/Poles – 27-28
Douglas Camp Meetings – 54, 70   Poor Farm (Town Farm) – 38
Douglas Campground – 54   Post Office (Main Street) – 81
Douglas Center Common – 42, 49   Powder House Grand Trunk Rail Road – 48
Douglas Center Post Office – 32   Providence Pike – see Oxford-Providence Pike
Douglas Center Railroad Depot – 6, 75   Providence-Worcester Railroad – 43
Douglas Center School – 18, 26, 34, 72, 81   Quinn, Jim – 65
Douglas Civic Association – 71   Quintal, Arlene – 70
Douglas Common – 37, 73   Quintal, Joe – 70
Douglas Elementary School – 26, 42   Quintal, Joseph “Sonny” – 70
Douglas Flag – 79   Randor, Joey M. – 23
Douglas Herald – 28   Rattlesnake Ledge – 38
Douglas Historical Society – 18, 42, 62, 81   Resan, Ann – 60, 69
Douglas Library Association -31   Reservoir Pond – 28
Douglas Memorial High School – 28, 42, 59, 65, 71, 81   Ritchie, Tom – 69
Douglas Pike – 39   Rod and Gun Club – 73
Douglas Police Department – 59-60, 70, 73   Rowley, Helen (Batcheller) – 6
Douglas Social Library Association – 28   Samuel Lovett House – 10
Douglas State Forest – 67   Samuel Sibley G.A.R. Post, 137 – 35
Douglas Town/Douglas Center – 37   Saris Region, Slovakia – 27
Douglas Woods – 46, 81   Savage, Abyah – 14
Douglas, William, Jr. – 17   Saviano, Pasquale – 27
Douglass, Doctor William – 12, 14, 15-17, 25, 42   Saviano, Rose – 68
Downs, Richard – 38   School Committee – 60
Dudley Tavern – 18, 19, 42   Schools – 17, 35
Dudley-Holman Parsonage – 31   Schuster Woolen Company (East Douglas) – 22, 27, 70, 71
Dudley, Grace – 70, 72   Schuster, Eleanor – 69
Dudley, John – 28   Schuster, Walter E. – 26, 27, 63, 65-66
E.N. Jenckes General Store and Museum – 42, 52, 54, 61-62   Schuster, Winfield S. – 22, 64, 66, 69, 71
East Douglas Depot – 44   Second Congregational Church – 10, 48, 49, 57, 75
East Douglas Hotel – 19, 29, 42, 44, 52   Senior Center – 81
East Douglas Post Office (Wixtead Block) – 31, 32, 53, 60, 70, 77   Shell Station (Main Street) – 59
Edwin Moore House – 36   Sibley, Samuel – 34
Einiger Mills, Inc. (New York) – 22   Simon Fairfield Public Library – 31, 71, 75
Elbro Tool Company, Inc. – 22   Simon Rawson Farm – 37, 53
Eliot, John – 14   Slovak Catholic Sokols/Sokol Hall – 27, 50, 72, 74
Elmwood Club Restaurant – 19, 47, 48, 50, 55, 73   Slovaks/Slovakia – 27-28
Emerson, William A. – 5, 19, 25   Smith, Joel A. – 50
Fairfield, James M. – 31   Smith, Reverend David – 49
Fairfield, Phoebe Churchill – 31   Snow, Reverend Solomon P. – 50
Fairfield, Simon – 31   Sochia, Ted, III – 56
Feldman, Nan Hass (Franklin, MA) – 75   Soldier’s Field – 42, 55, 64
Fire Department – 55-56, 57, 73   Soldiers Monument – 42
Fire House (Cottage Street) – 31, 42, 55   Southbridge and Blackstone Company – 44
Fire King – 55-56, 57   Southern New England Railroad – 45-46, 74
Fire King Engine Company – 55   Southern New England trunk Line Trail – 67
Firemen’s Ball – 74   Spis Region, Slovakia – 27
First Congregational Church – 10, 49, 51   St. Denis Church – 28, 50
Fleet, Ona – 69   St. Mary’s Church (Uxbridge, MA) – 50
Florence Region, Italy – 28   Stillman Russell Drugstore – 52
Foley, Patrick – 60   Stone Hotel – 19, 35
Fortier, Arthur – 65   Stone, Reverend Isaac – 28, 31
Frank E. Jones Coal and Ice Company – 52   Sughrue, Elaine – 75
French Canadians – 27-28   Sughrue, Jack – 75, 76
Frost’s Store – 73   Swedish Society – 28
Fulginiti, Amanda – 30   Swedish/Swedes/Sweden – 27-28
Gagne, Clarence – 71   Swenson, Kelly – 48
Gale House – 19   Taft, Lafayette – 53
George Wallis Sawmill – 9   Taft, Moses (Uxbrige, MA) – 22, 35
George, Jimmy (Peters) – 65   Tasseltop – 39
Gilboa (Gilboa Floats) – 39   Tasseltop School – 75
Gilboa Pond – 36   Tetreaut, Merritt “Pete” – 22
Goat Ledge – 39   Thayer, Elisha – 26
Gold Mine, The – 37, 53   Thayer, Israel – 19
Goodenss, Clement – 10   Thayer’s Block – 77
Goodness Store – 10, 62, 68, 70   Thayer’s Hall – 53
Goodness, Amos – 10   Therrien, Edward “Buff” – 56, 72
Gore Turnpike – see Webster Road   Therrien, Norman “Reddy” – 65
Goynor, Corey – 30   They Raced Horses on Main Street – 71
Grady, Laurie – 79   Thompson Road – 37-39, 46, 81
Grammar School – 60   Tinkerville – 38
Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) – 27, 33-34   Toke – 22
Grand Trunk Railbed – 39, 45-46   Torrington, Connecticut – 27
Granutec, Inc. – 22   Town Farm, The – 75
Green Dragon Tavern – 15-17, 37   Town Hall (Main Street) – 57, 59, 60, 69, 72, 73, 81
Guilford Industries (a.k.a. Guilford of Maine) – 22, 23, 39, 56   Tyler, Andrew – 14
H.T. Hayward Company (Manchaug) – 22   Tyler, William – 14
Hale Piano Company – 47   Union Hotel -19
Haunted Orchard, The – 38   United Methodist Church – 44, 50, 51, 57
Hays, Charles M. – 45   Unnamed Tavern – 19
Hayward Landing Apartments – 22   V.F.W. Women’s Auxiliary – 34
Hayward Woolen Company – 21-22, 23, 27, 42, 55, 70, 71, 72   Valley Market – 19
Hayward-Schuster Woolen Mills – 21-22, 23, 47, 57, 64, 69   Vassar, Frank – 59
Hayward, Harry T. – 22, 26   Vecchione, Felix “Flaxy” – 56
Hayward, William E. – 22, 26, 35   Vecchione, Felix S. “Hap” – 72
Heath, Sherriff Edwin P. – 59   Vecchione, Joe – 5, 11
Hedgehog Corner – 37-39   Vecchione, Joe “Skooskie” – 72
Hemlock, The – 37   Vecchione, John “Lombardy” – 65
Highway Barn – 42   Virostek, Andrew “Pat” – 65
Hill, Captain Caleb – 14, 19, 32   W.R. Wallis Lumber Company – 24
Hill, Ephraim – 7, 8, 14, 32, 42, 70   Walker, David – 28
Hill, Hannah – 7, 32, 42   Walker, Hiram – 28
Hill, Lieutenant Moses – 19, 32   Wallace, Thomas “Tad” – 73-74
Hill, Submit – 32   Wallis, Willie R. – 24
Hilton, John – 59   Wallum Hill Pond – 37
Holbrook Bell – 49   Wallum Lake – 7, 13, 37-38, 66, 67, 70, 74
Holman, Reverend David – 31   Webster Gore (The Gore) – 38
Holmes, Pamela – 74-75   Webster Road – 7, 37
Homeinick, John – 68   Weeks, Eddie – 65
Homenick, Helen – 68   Welcome Home Celebration – 64, 71, 75, 77, 79
Howe Works (Douglas Axe Works) – 42   Wellman Grist Mill – 24, 42
Howe, Karl – 59-60   Wellman, James – 14
Hunt, Joseph – 21, 26, 28   Whipple Tavern – 19
Hunt, Oliver – 21, 26, 28   Whipple, Homer – 28
Hvizdos Supermaket – 27   Whitaker, Brian – 30
Ichthus Club – 73   White Oak Tavern – 19
Immigrants – 27   Whitin Reservoir – 36, 39, 74
Indian Rock – 39   Whiting Tavern – 10, 42
Irish/Ireland – 27-28   Wildcat Cove – 38
Italians/Italy – 27-28   William E. Hayward and Company – 22
Jack the Hugger – 44   Williams, Glenn T. – 51
Jenckes, E. Mialma – 6, 61-62   Wing, Luther – 51
Jenckes, Edward N. – 61.62   Wixtead Block – 53
Jenckes, Helen – 6, 61-62   Wixtead Building – 77
Jennison, Doctor Samuel – 17   Wixtead Store – 77
Jepherson Tavern – 19, 39, 42   Women’s Relief Corps – 34
Jepherson, Syra – 28   Woolen League – 64
Jepherson, Thomas – 14   Worcester Gazette – 28
Jette, “Freddie” – 73   Yacino, Frank – 72
Joels Pond – 38   Yacino, Philomena “Fannie” – 72
Jones, Oliver – 57   Zifcak, Michael – 65
Joseph J. Michna V.F.W. Post #7554 – 34